21 January 2020

50th Annual Meeting of The World Economic Forum (WEF) is held in Davos on 21 to 24 January 2020. This year the Forum brought together over 3,000 people from 117 countries, including 53 heads of state or government, the chairs and chief executive officers of the world’s most important companies, leaders from civil society, academia and the media.

On January 21, a roundtable "Importance of the cultural education for the international relations" took place, moderated by Irina Nikitina, the President of the Musical Olympus Foundation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Nutcracker competition. This session was held on the podium of the Caspian Week Forum (CWF), which this year was organized for the fourth time as part of the WEF. The main objective of CWF is to develop economic, cultural, educational and scientific ties. One of the topics of the session was the presentation of the International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'Nutcracker', an annual music competition, organised by TV channel 'Russia-Culture' (part of Russian national media company and public broadcaster 'Russia Television and Radio').

The presentation was attended by the winners of the XX International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'Nutcracker' - a pianist from Georgia Anahit Stelmashova and a saxophonist from Moscow Alexander Dolgov.

On January 23, the Hilton hotel will host a concert organized by the Musical Olympus Foundation. Yi-Ping Yang, percussioniste from France, and Kazakh baritone Azamat Zheltyrguzov will take part in the programme.

14 November 2019
The VIII Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum started its work today. In 2019 the main topic of the Forum is "Cultural Codes in Globalizing World".
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29 August 2019

This Sunday Septembre Musical Festival starts in Montreux and Vevey, Switzerland. A remarkable program dedicated to Russian culture will be offered to the general public: classical music concerts given by world-famous names, performances by dance groups, cinema screenings, theatre performances, talks, workshops, and many more activities. The organizers of the festival report a sold-out: tickets for three of the ten concerts, including the concert of "Musical Olympus" are already sold out.

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23 August 2019

From 1st to 9th September Montreux and Vevey, the Septembre Musical Festival will be held for the 74th time. For the first time in Switzerland the general public will be offered such a broad program dedicated to Russia and Russian its culture.

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04 June 2019

Pianist Alexander Klyuchko won The Audience Award of the 24th International Musical Olympus Festival.

On May 29, he has performed Rachmaninoff’s Concerto #3 with the Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg State Academic Cappella under the baton of Nodoka Okisawa.

The Audience Award is the prize awarded upon the results of listeners’ voting held at each of the Festival’s concerts. It is a silver jewelry artwork by Vladimir Mikhailov, an Easter Egg “The Resurrection of Christ”