8 August 2012, 14:23

French musicians to perform on Borodino field

French musicians to perform on Borodino field

A French military band will take part in the festivities dedicated to the bicentenary of Russia’s victory in the 1812 Patriotic War with Napoleon, Russian Deputy Culture Minister Andrei Busygin said on Wednesday.

He added that on September 2 French musicians are due to perform a piece by renowned Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky on Borodino field outside Moscow.

‘On the whole, France takes an active part in preparations for the event,’ Busygun said, referring to the French army’s defeat in the 1812 War.

 

TASS

 

 

 

 

 

 

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