The capital's largest open air BOSCO FRESH FEST announced the names of the most expected participants of the fifth Jubilee Festival, which will take place from 4 to 5 June near the ponds at the VDNHa Park and Exhibition. Among them were the American singer, "the teacher" of Harlem, rapper Azalea Banks, creating at the junction of powerful dance music and caustic technical hip- hop; young British soul musician Kvabs, author of the acclaimed hit "Walk" and enthusiastically assessed the critically acclaimed album "Love + War"; Icelandic electronic group "GusGus"; as well as the British duo "Honne" tearing to Europe and America obtaining tickets to their concerts is virtually impossible.
The headliner of one of days is the group "Mummy Troll", will play a special Festival set, which will include songs from the album "Sea". The 20th anniversary of this album the group will celebrate in 2016. "BOSCO FRESH FEST has already proved, for me personally, at least, as almost the only Festival that draws attention to new, interesting artists and collects them in one place," said Ilya Lagutenko. As regards the program, then I think that we play a program, more or less based on classic songs from the album "Sea".
The Ukrainian singer Ivan Dorn is going to introduce a new and totally unique program with a Dixieland orchestra as co-headliner of the 2nd day. Also, after a long break, the band will play a special set of "Pompeya” at BOSCO FRESH FEST. Recently the Latvian rock band "Brainstorm" and the group "Tesla Boy" have joined the Festival program. “Tesla Boy” is a pioneer and founder of the Russian electro-pop scene. Another group performering will be the Russian-Indie pop group "On-The-Go".
In addition, the format of the Festival has been expanded significantly: organizers have declared a new line in development towards MUSIC & ARTS, which has become a cult music brand. For the first time in the history of the Festival a night program will appear, called BOSCO FRESH NIGHT with the participation of BOSCO big-name DJs. The lineup of the night program will be announced later. BOSCO FRESH FEST first took place in May 2012, having become the youth wing of the Open Arts Festival "Cherry Wood", which the company Bosco di Ciliegi has conducted for more than 15 years. The first Festival was held in Gorky Park and visited by over 40,000 people. This fifth Jubilee Festival will attract the most relevant and interesting teams from Russia, Europe and America, as is traditionally done. Many new activities have been prepared to highlight the special atmosphere of the site. The Festival is limited in its’ field capacity: the platform can accommodate only 10000, which makes musical Festival BOSCO FRESH FEST the most popular festival of the summer.
"BOSCO FRESH FEST will smoothly switch from the day program to a Dance Marathon at night," said Ilya Kusnirovich, producer of the Festival. Secondly, we offer our spectators a unique space of the ponds at VDNKH: an incredible atmospheric sitting area, which will make our two day music Marathon unforgettable. Thirdly, the actual artists will have the opportunity to realize their most ambitious designs; art objects, inscribed in the historical landscape of VDNKh, will make modern art part of the Festival. The philosophy of BOSCO FRESH FEST does not change from year to year. This Festival is not only music but also delicious food, beautiful and stylish clothes and trendy entertainment. This is a new life style format in a big city ".
The distinctive feature of the BOSCO from all other major musical events in Russia is its mission to find new talents and to "release" them on a big stage. The heroes of the Festival will become domestic musicians, who work without the support of the Federal mass media, but make a significant contribution to contemporary culture. In social networks the organizers of the Festival BOSCO FRESH FEST declare a competition for young musicians; according to tradition, the prize is a performance before a large audience of fans of Indie music. The announcement of new participants happens on the Festival’s social network pages.