July 11, 2018 - 18:15 AMT
Sergei Polunin, Almazian Symphony to perform at EXIT Fest opening

One of the world's greatest ballet stars, Sergei Polunin and Almazian Symphony will perform during the grand opening ceremony of 18th edition of EXIT Festival on Thursday, July 12, Diplomacy and Commerce reports.

The countdown to EXIT festival, twice a winner of the “Best Major European Festival” award, is on, with over 1000 music stars set to perform at more than 30 festival stages from July 12 to 15 at colossal and unique Petrovaradin Fortress (biggest of its kind in Europe) in Novi Sad, Serbia.

The famous ballet dancer will present his fantastic talents in the EXIT Freedom ceremony directed by the young director from Novi Sad, Sonja Petrović, where he will be joined by over 40 performers , as well as the Almazian Symphony, an attractive all-female orchestra made up of 25 women and Khachatur Almazian, an Armenian violin virtuoso, performing in classical crossover genre.

The troupe's album has been signed and produced by Sony Music Entertainment in partnership with French National TV Network. Invited by UNESCO they performed in Paris, their premier concert in Russia took a place at Moscow’s most prestigious ” Barvikha Concert Hall “. The orchestra made the opening of Emir Kusturica’s First Kustendorf Film & Music Festival. Also, they have recorded the soundtracks for Kusturica’s “On The Milky Road” film, in which Khachatur Almazian got an acting role in various scenes with Monica Bellucci. This is their third appearance at EXIT.

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