Listen to young poets and participate in the photo exhibition: Soloma festival's highlights

Listen to young poets and participate in the photo exhibition: Soloma festival's highlights
It is to be held in the Hermitage Garden on 10 August.

On 10 August, the Hermitage Garden will hold the 5th Soloma literary and musical festival. It will become a venue for young writers, photographers, musicians and performing artists to share their creative works, and for art lovers to learn new talents.

Open Mic

The festival starts at 04:00 pm with an open mic for young poets and writers to read their works. To take the stage, you must send your work to the organisers for review until 6 August inclusive. You may send a text only, but it would be preferable to attach a link to the video of you reading your text.

Sushka Exhibition and Gallery

To participate in Open Mic, you need to be prior reviewed, but Sushka (Drying) venue is open for everyone. Come to the exhibition and fix your photo to the rope with a pin. You may sign your picture, leave a message to viewers or share contacts for communication. Any size photos are accepted, but it is preferable to make 30x40cm photos.

In addition, professional photographers will deliver lectures and share their know-hows.

Acoustic stage

Soloma festival offers plenty of music performances. Young performers are welcome to play on the acoustic stage. Shoo and Zavtra May bands, Tatyana Balakirskaya with her project, Anna Volkova and Roman Voloznev will take the stage, too. Attend young musicians' performance 04:00 pm till 07:00 pm.

Big stage

Big stage will welcome well-known artists — New Life Brass, Dezery, Vanyn, Anton Lavrentyev, Vasya Akkerman, with Guru Groove Foundation as a headliner. The concert will last from 07:00 pm till 10:00 pm.

Children will also have their entertaining programme, with Workshop of Theatrical Crafts open for young guests to watch musical fairy tales.