21 August 2017

Opening Night of the III International Motivational Film and Sport Festival BRIDGE of ARTS will start on August 24 at 7 pm at Theater Square. About one hundred of guests from all parts of the world will walk the red carpet that night. Among them are TV and film stars, sportsmen, musicians, public figures and festival partners. BRIDGE of ARTS red carpet ceremony will be hosted by the festival long-time friends Dmitry Dibrov and Irina Bezrukova. The event is free of charge for audience.  

The ceremony will begin with a big concert including «Voice» finalist Alla Rid performance, «Nadezhda» dance theater bright show and most anticipated German hit singer, Mambo No 5 performer, Lou Bega program.

The concert will be followed by the most spectacular part - BRIDGE of ARTS guests red carpet walk. Christopher Lambert, American and French actor, Highlander star, Samy Naceri, French actor, Luc Besson’s Taxi star and Roger Christian, Oscar recipient for Star Wars decorations, will join the procession. Roger Christian will preside over BRIDGE of ARTS 2017 main competition jury. Milcho Manchevski, the Macedocian director, Maria Golubkina, film and theater star, Nick Powell, English producer, Massimo Cristaldi, Italian producer, Daria Sagalova, Russian actress, Elena Zakharova, actress, Kirill Pletnyov, actor and director, who brought his debut film Light Up! will also walk the red carpet. Agnia Kuznetsova, Alexey Balabanov and Valeria Guy Germanika films’ star will become the festival’s special guest. Actor Fyodor Dobronravov will visit BRIDGE of ARTS 2017 in a director status and will present his out competition film Once Upon a Time.

Red carpet walk will be succeeded by official Opening ceremony of the III International Motivational Film and Sport Festival BRIDGE of ARTS held in M. Gorky Theater. City Administration officials will greet the audience from the stage and then the floor will be given to «Litsedei» artists. Main competition and short film jury members will also be presented on stage. The theater ceremony will be transmitted onto big screens installed on Theater Square.