MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The musical collective of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Tambov Region – KEP “Life” (the collective of the pop song “Life”) took part in the opening of the VIII All-Russian festival of vocal and instrumental ensembles and groups “Blue Bird”. The festival brought together VIAs from all over Russia and neighboring countries. Several dozen participants took to the stage of the Mir cultural and leisure center in Tambov.
CEP “Life” began its activities on the basis of the regional Federal Penitentiary Service in September 2020. The team includes employees of the region’s penal system, as well as members of their families. All participants have experience of working in vocal and instrumental ensembles and groups playing various styles of music. The ideological inspirer, soloist and guitarist of the group is the senior inspector of the department of educational and social work with personnel, Alexander Ilyin.
At the opening of the festival “Blue Bird” the pop song collective “Life” performed several popular musical compositions of different years. The audience warmly received the new creative team and accompanied the artists with thunderous applause.
Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Tambov Region
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