From 1st to 6th of February there will be the First International Musical Festival in Goa state – Great Live Music Festival. This event will unite rock and jazz musicians from India and Russia.
The main idea of the Great Live Music Festival is in a modern culturological interchange between Russia and India, directed on formation of reliable idea of both countries and their spiritual potential. The festival is calculated on general public - after all music this universal remedy of the international communication as for the musicians participating in the Festival, and for public.
"Great Live Music" is organized by two Russian-Indian companies - Tara Travel (accepting tour operator in Goa) and the company Denvas. The last realizes a festival within the "Russian House in Delhi" project which is aimed at the development and maintenance trade- economic and cultural ties by India and Russia. Festival organizers combined the efforts in hard business of the organization of this unprecedented event to break existing stereotypes concerning Goa. They want to show the resort district through a prism of rich and diverse culture of India. Goa is known for mainly beach rest with the Indian color on the bank of the Arabian Sea. However organizers stake on the saturated cultural program with live concerts in two priority directions – the jazz and rock. These musical styles as the general, and various at representatives of two nations participating in a festival. Both scenes (Rock and the Jazz) are presented by the Russian and Indian rock stars and jazzmen of the highest world level, capable to emphasize national features of representatives of the various cultures united by the international musical currents.
The program of a festival will pass on several platforms of northern Goa and will begin with opening ceremony with representatives of the press of both countries, official guests of honor and all of participants of the Festival.
The GreatLiveMusic festival is given support by Consulate Generals of both countries, the Government of the state of Goa, Tourism Department of tourism of Goa, and also the international mass media. Festival it is planned to hold annually, gradually developing and expanding scales of this action. Besides the purposes of a cultural exchange between the countries, the festival has also the mission directed on fight for ecological purity of Goa. The Festival is urged to create a public response which will draw attention to the environmental problems existing in staff.
Organizers also found an opportunity to send part of money from tickets sales to charitable and educational fund for orphan children of "El-shaddai".