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International Military Music Festival Spasskaya Tower Opens in Moscow

(updated 18:28 28.10.2014)
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© RIA Novosti. Yevgeny Biyatov
The Fifth International Military Music Festival “Spasskaya Tower” opened in Moscow. Festival participants marched down Tverskaya Street from Triumfalnaya Square toward Manezh Square. Photo: Soldiers of Austria’s k.u.k. Wiener Regimentskapelle IR4 during the parade.

The International Military Music Festival
Spasskaya Tower, which opened on Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday, September 1, involved unique orchestras from more than 12 countries. This year’s festival is dedicated to the Russian Victory in the Patriotic War of 1812 against Napoleon.