On Friday, October 21, in the mountainous city of Russia Kabardino-Balkar Tyrnauz, kicks off the rock festival “Mirage”. This is the first such event in this place over the last 30 years and the third rock festival in the country.
“The principal initiators are also former residents of this city. They remember how in their childhood it was the last time such a concert was there in 1987, almost 30 years ago. This is a good sign, because it is not only the national ethnic music there is. Live sound and rock movement again reached Tyrnyauz, and maybe it will be a new impetus to the conduct of rock festivals”, – told TASS one of the organizers of “Mirage”, the Chairman of the regional Federation of auto and motorsports Temirzhan Basiev.
The name of the new festival has received from one of the oldest rock groups in Kabardino-Balkaria, which was formed in Tyrnauz. On Friday, the scene at the closed area will be eight teams from Kabardino-Balkaria, North Ossetia and Stavropol Krai.
“The initiative group appealed to the district administration, and head, Kazim Uyanayev, himself a lover of good music, happy to support”, – said the Agency interlocutor.
Still in the Republic, there were two annual rock festival in Nalchik and Baksan. In total, the region has a dozen rock bands.