21 July 2017
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Top music artist Lou Bega will perform at the III International Motivational Film and Sport Festival BRIDGE of ARTS opening ceremony. The announcement was made on 19 July at organizing committee meeting held in Rostov region government.

Lou Bega is a German artist, author of 5 music albums who is best known for Mambo No. 5. He starred in feature films and TV serials and wrote several film soundtracks. On 24 August Lou Bega will give a concert on the Theater square of Rostov-on-Don to celebrate the opening of III International Motivational Film and Sport Festival BRIDGE of ARTS.

The organizing committee meeting was attended by BRIDGE of ARTS president Oleg Taktarov, general festival producer Fyodor Krat and director of the III International Motivational Film and Sport Festival BRIDGE of ARTS Irina Kozlyakova.

BRIDGE of ARTS 2017 has selected more than 100 films out of 40 countries. These are competition and non-competition films, event films, short films meant for night screenings, children and family films. The festival will feature Tourism and Travel Film Competition «Russia Inspires!» that comprises 36 best works that have been recently shot in Russia.

Festival programming team prepared 20 various events, 10 film events and 25 unique screenings. Business forum is an essential constituent of the festival. It will include film economics discussions, BRIDGE of ARTS Film School and a series of pitchings. Hockey match «Healthy nation» and celebrity football game in Azov will be played within the frameworks of sport program.

Final festival day will be devoted to a big children’s film event with celebrities’ participation held in Rostov-on-Don and to a beautiful performance «Umbrella morning» honoring legendary Faina Ranevskaya in Taganrog.

The festival has excellent development dynamics that is a clear evidence of professional collaboration, deputy chairman of organizing committee BRIDGE of ARTS 2017, deputy governor Igor Guskov said in a statement. Every year the festival is attracting more and more guests and becomes a professional platform for industry-experienced filmmakers. BRIDGE of ARTS promotes Rostov region transformation into a cultural, art and sport center.