ChelPipe Group’s Snezhnost Festival Opens December 7

5 December 2019 (09:22)

UrBC, Chelyabinsk, December 5, 2019. ChelPipe Group's 17th Snezhnost Charity Festival opens at M.I. Glinka Chelyabinsk State Academy Opera & Ballet Theater on December 7, the company's press service reports.

'Ten Russian theater teams will be performing for the young spectators from six cities in Chelyabinsk Region, Sverdlovsk Region, and Tatarstan. This is the first time Snezhnost will get held in Yekaterinburg. Over thirty different plays will be performed during the festival for 15,000 children from foster homes, live-in schools, and orphanages, children from families with multiple children and less affluent families, students of schools located in the areas where ChelPipe Group runs its member enterprises, and children and grandchildren of the Group's employees,' the press service says.

'Snezhnost Festival is an important event in the cultural lives of towns and cities where ChelPipe Group operates. The company corporate philosophy known as White-Coated Metallurgy aims to transform not just the production process but also society and individuals. I'm sure Snezhnost plays will inspire the young visitors to practice acts of kindness and will leave them unforgettably impressed,' says ChelPipe Group shareholder and Chair of the BOD Andrei Komarov.

Following the spectators' repeated requests, the play marathon will begin with a family-friendly musical called Look at Me Flying, performed by the young singers from Children's Singing School set up at the initiative of and with financial support from ChelPipe Group's shareholders.

'People's Artist of Russia Konstantin Raykin will arrive at the festival as a special guest. Children from Konstantin Raykin Higher Acting School will perform in School. Metro. Dreams. Additionally, musicians from P.I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatoire will bring their Classics for Children show to the event,' the Group says.

Snezhnost Children's Charity Festival has been held every year since 2003. More than 170,000 children have seen the plays. This year, Snezhnost will be held in Chelyabinsk, Ozersk, Kusa, Pervouralsk, Almetyevsk, and Yekaterinburg on December 7-15, 2019.

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