KUBANA celebrated its first anniversary in a big way!
The music festival KUBANA-2013 celebrated its fifth anniversary in Krasnodar region from 1 to 7 August!
For seven days Blagoveschenskaya village became the center of unreal entertainment and the holidays on the Coast of Freedom are believed to be real music feast! More than 70 bands and artists of different music styles performed at the event. Four stages of KUBANA gathered Russian and foreign band if international scope. More than 200 000 people supported the main idea, which is peace, friendship, the sun, music and freedom!
The guests of this biggest open-air festival spent their time on the beach, took yoga lessons and did morning exercises in «Yogin» and «Tea-man» pavilions, played games in Mosigra area, watched movies in the Rostelecom night cinema, hung-out and enjoyed the unique atmosphere of the festival.
Extensive children programme which included book-coach «Bumper» events, rock-readings and rock-shows (Rock-Rodents, Priklucheniya Electronikov, Noize MC, Lou Gevorkyan, The Subways, Pashtet and many others), gathered more than 500 people.
The sports ground «BEACHSOCCER KUBANA OPEN», leaded by beach football club KUBAN’ and with the support of Agency of Sports Marketing «Sitro-Online» worked for the whole week of the festival. The guests and participants of the festival took part in such sports as beach football and volleyball, footvolley, frisbee, panna, badminton and many others. On August 3, we witnessed matches between KUBAN’ team and select team of beach clubs of the region.
Enormous amount of different events from the festival partners didn’t leave anyone unfazed.
Many activity-pavilions from the general partner «Klinskoe», pavilion of modern beauty from energy drink «Tornado», «Alcatel» activity area, «Pepsi» beach-area and Lay’s Strong Bar – all of this made KUBANA-2013 so deep and unforgettable.
Unfortunately this year the organizers of the festival can’t thank our permanent festival partner, Megafon company, as they didn’t provide us with promised services.
For the second year we successfully ran eco-programme «Refund Value of Tare», which allowed keeping the festival territory clean for the whole week of the festival.
Of course, the main important at KUBANA is enjoying unique music programme. From 1 to 7 August four stages of KUBANA-2013 hosted: System of a Down, The Prodigy, Guano Apes, Wu-Tang Clan, Bullet for my Valentine, The Gazette, Misfits, Skillet, Enter Shikari, The Subways, Infected Mushroom, Electric Six, Anti-Flag, Bravo, Yuri Antonov and many others.
The main stage LIBRE was launched on the 1st of August with punk-opera by Emir Kusturica «Time of the Gypsies». «I believe that the experiment went perfectly well. It’s possible that the next year I’ll bring here my second opera, which premiere is scheduled for spring 2014» said the director.
From 1 to 4 August night Hungarian Circus ReCirquel surprised KUBANA guests with gymnastic stunts and light show.
On 5 and 6 of August Tornado FANTASIA stage hosted Krasnodar bands Belki na Akacii, Vanilla Jam, The Seven Band and electronic sets «A.Z.O.W» and DJ Hobbit.
KUBANA expresses special gratitude to the general partner «Klinskoe» for the brightness and colors that it brought to the venue. So mane contests, events, prizes (from bandanas to scooters) presented the guests with good mood and made this week-long holiday not only pleasant but also useful. And what is more important thanks to brand «Klinskoe» the festival didn’t forget about the origins – the stage on the beach.
During the day the beach stage ARENA-Klinskoe was filled with music from DJ-sets of Dmitry Sid Spirin, Charlotte Cooper, DJ Samsonov, Kuraj Bambej, DJ Dan and many others. And on the 7th of August it became the place for the feast of the beauty - Masha and Medvedy, Zhenya Ljubitch, Monroe, Cheese People and Pled.
For the first time KUBANA-2013 launched autograph-zone area, where everyone could get precious signature of idol and even take a photo!
The staff of KUBANA-2013 festival consists of:
According to the press-office of Chief Directorate of Internal Affairs of Krasnodar region for the whole period of the festival was registered 1 theft, 4 petty crimes, 40 administrative violations.
For the first time we launched on-line streaming for those who couldn’t get to KUBANA - www.youtube.com/user/KubanaFest.
Special gratitude KUBANA offers to the main informational partners radio MAXIMUM, MUZ TV-channel, International Media Company SUP, Mail.ru Group, Geometria.ru, and official social web of the festival VКontakte.ru
The photo-reports from every day of the festival will soon be posted on our web-site.