I am glad to welcome you to the Road to Yalta International Music Festival in Moscow .
This festival has already become a good tradition, took an esteblished place in the row of bright, attracting wide public interest events dedicated to the Victory Day.
This year, artists from many countries of the world will again take the stage of the State Kremlin Palace to present to the audience their vision of the songs about the Great Patriotic War, well-known and loved by millions of people. To make a personal contribution with their unique creative skills and performance art to preserving the historical truth about heroism and self-sacrifice of the soldiers of the Red Army, to express gratitude to all those who crushed Nazism.
I hope that the Road to Yalta Festival will be successful and will continue to unite representatives of different peoples and cultures around enduring spiritual and moral values, and its educational, humanitarian significance, as well as popularity will continue to grow.
I wish you all good and unforgettable impressions and inspiration. And, of course, I congratulate you on the great holiday, the Victory Day!
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin
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