"Sports Arena" continues the series of BRIDGE of ARTS events

19 April 2016

"Sports Arena" forum organized by the BRIDGE of ARTS Festival team will take place on Karl Marx Square on the 23 rd of April. The big event for active residents and guests will represent the sports element of the multi-format festival that will be held in Rostov-on-Don from the 24 th to the 28 th of August for a second time this year.

The festival BRIDGE of ARTS is comprising three formats (film screenings, sports and business forums), it announces the prime event using the smaller local projects throughout the whole year. Thus, in February, it was a mini-festival "Modern adaptation of Anton Chekhov", last week - the first Russian literacy festival "RUfest", also Weeks of European and Asian cinema are planned.

Sports unit will be presented next Saturday on a "Sports Arena" motivational project. It is fully consistent with the concept of sport forum "Bridges": accessible sports champions workshops, a combination of film and sport. On the open area in front of the Regional House of Folk Arts (Karl Marx Sq.) street workout will take place, the first amateur championship in weightlifting, open championship in crossfit, as well as having a glorious history mileage "Rostov ring».

The teleconference from Mexico with the president of the International Motivational Film Festival BRIDGE of ARTS Oleg Taktarov and American actor, director, producer, martial artist Dolph Lundgren will open the "Sports Arena". Multiple world champion, Europe, the USSR champion on weightlifting, Olympic champion (1976) David Riegert and a silver medalist of Olympic Games 2004, bronze medalist of Olympic Games 2008, European champion Khadzhimurat Akkaev will be sharing their experience with the audience in open workshops. In the final part of the event motivational Red Bull films will be screened.

The Events of the Forum will be held throughout the day and they will begin at 8:45 am with the morning exercises. “We start with the morning exercises to plunge everybody into the atmosphere of a sports festival. The program of "Sports Arena" is structured to not only give a great performance to the audience but also make sure they participate in competitions and workshops. We want sports to give a positive charge and motivate people." Says Elena Kosach, the head of sports department on BRIDGE of ARTS Festival.

You can enter the sports event free of charge. The site will run from 8:45 to 17:30. To view the detailed program of the motivational project "Sports Arena" , please, visit the official website of the festival www.imff.ru and official social networking groups.