The International Spasskaya Tower Military Music Festival was held from August 30 – September 7 in Moscow’s Red Square. The Spasskaya Tower Music Festival is a march-past of honor guard units for heads of state, and of the best domestic and visiting military bands.
Per presidential instructions, the military music festival event is held annually under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Defense and its Public Council, and with support of the RF Foreign Ministry, RF Ministry of Culture, RF Federal Guard Service, and Moscow City Government.
This year the impressive show was dedicated to the centenary of World War 1. Participating in the show were military bands from Armenia, Bulgaria, China, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Switzerland, and Turkey.
RSCC was again, for the sixth time, sponsoring the event that has become one of the outstanding international cultural hallmarks in the life of the Russian capital as part of its City Day celebrations.