The final stage of the festival «Vysotsky fest» was held in Saint-Petersburg

© Photo : Vladimir Vysotsky. Fastlocate competition Vysotsky. FestThe final stage of the festival «Vysotsky fest» was held in Saint-Petersburg© Photo : Vysotsky. Fest

In St. Petersburg has completed the final stage of regional qualifying rounds of the all-Russian youth festival of art song «Vysotsky fest,» said organizers of the project.

Earlier qualifying rounds were held in Moscow, Novosibirsk, Khabarovsk, Yekaterinburg, Pyatigorsk, Rostov-on-don and Nizhny Novgorod. At the end of each competition were selected in the 50 finalists. In this year’s draft received more than 2,300 applications.

All-Russian festival, organized by the Charity Fund named after Vladimir Vysotsky, was launched on 25 June 2018 with the support of the Russian President. Vladimir Putin suggested the idea of a festival of young singer-songwriters during a visit to apartment Museum of Vladimir Vysotsky in January of this year.

The main aim of the competition is to create an effective social Elevator for youth music underground. To participate in the competition is open to musicians aged 18 to 35 years.