White nights, the results of the contest program

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White nights, the results of the contest program
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20 July 2018 in St. Petersburg at the ice Palace started the Tenth jubilee international musical festival "White nights of St. Petersburg".For three days 20, 21 and 22 July, the stage competed with 10 participants from 9 countries of the world, performing his own songs and covers of the best foreign hits. Honorary guests of the event were Russian and foreign stars. On the first day of the Festival presenters were Helen North and Philip.

The thunderous delight of the audience, the Festival was opened legendaryveterans. She sang favourite hits "Entrerdanslalumiere", "D allemagne" and "MademouselleСhanteLeBlues".

Unlike many competitions, the winners were chosen by a competent and professional jury assessed not only the vocal abilities of the contestants, but also their artistry and approach to execution: the main producer of the musical broadcast "First channel" Yuri Aksyuta, the General producer of the "Russian media group" Sergey Baldin, chief editor of "Radio Chanson" - Ekaterina Mikhailova, General Director of "UniversalMusicGroup" - Dmitry Konnov,Director of marketing "WarnerMusicGroup" Alexander Kasparov.

The second day of the Festival was devoted to the works of Mikhail Gutseriev, the majority of artists performed their songs on the poems of the famous philanthropist, a talented poet and songwriter. Leading the evening were Elena Sever and Alexander Revva.

July 22, the final day of the Festival were announced the results of a large-scale talent show. Third place was taken by Preen, a participant from Thailand.In second place - Edward Khacharyan from Russia. First place went to the amazing group from USA - MisterMother. The favourite of the jury and in the first and second day was Anastasia Spiridonova. His stunning voice and a bright manner of performance of the contestant from Russia won the Grand Prix, scoring maximum points.

We will remind, the country was represented ViniciusD'black from Brazil, Yamilet from Puerto Rico, KennyRay from Italy, Paxton and South Africa's MisterMother from USA, Vaiwatt from Japan, Preen from Thailand, InSammer from Sweden. Russia at competition was represented by two participants, familiar to viewers of the First channel show "the Voice" Anastasia Spiridonova and Edward Khacharyan.

During the final third day of the festival participants sang favorite songs, and Russian and foreign guests – their hits, the applause did not cease. The third leading to the Festival were Helen North, Nikolay Baskov and Sergey Lazarev.

On this Grand celebration of music came the legendary foreign singers: Patricijas, CandyDulfer, British singer Seal, legend of the funk band Kool & TheGang, Dutch saxophonist and singer CandyDulfer, British singer and model SophieEllis-Bextor, German hard rock and heavy metal guitarist, founder of the Scorpions - MichaelSchenker.

Congratulated the participants of the Festival and the most well-known Russian stars: Ani Lorak, Stas Mikhailov, Polina Gagarina, and Nikolay Baskov, Dima and Polina, Alexander Marshall, Tamara Gverdtsiteli, Vladimir, Natasha Koroleva, Urkis, Taisiya Povaliy, Sergey Lazarev, Alexandria, Loboda, Diana, Denis Klyaver, Jasmine, Kristina Orbakaite, the group A'studio, and many others.

This summer the legendary St. Petersburg festival was held for the tenth anniversary time. During the existence of the festival on the stage of the Northern capital rose hundreds of world stars. This year the Festival has once again proved that Russia is the only music event of the world level. Each year, the Festival allows you to hear not only the best stars of modern pop music, but also to open new names. According to the organizers, the competition "White nights of St. Petersburg" has no restrictions on style and genre, the only prerequisite for participation is the popularity in the Internet. Live broadcast on the First channel has enabled millions of Russians to watch performances of stars of the first magnitude and to follow the most interesting competition program.