Greetings on the occasion of opening the XIV Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi. Over many years your festival enriches the cultural life of our country, foreign countries and the participation in the festival became a wonderful tradition for gifted Russian and international performers, distinguished artistic groups. Bringing together the bright representatives of opera, ballet, theatre and cinema – the Festival creates the specific vibrant atmosphere, gives joy with encountering real art.
I am sure that Winter Festival in Sochi will be held, as always, with great success and will make only the positive impressions.
Wishing you all the best,February 18, 2021 Vladimir Putin President of the Russian Federation
I’ve very glad to welcome you at official opening of the XIV Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi.
The program of cultural forum is enriched by bright events and eminent names of artists. It’s a long-awaited celebration of creativity with a special atmosphere of hospitality and conviviality.
The public venues of winter Sochi festival open the entire world of contemporary works of art, interesting shows, concerts and extraordinary productions. The world premieres presented this year are of high cultural value and will undoubtedly be a highlight for connoisseurs.
The show has an educational and outreach function, and helps performers grow in their careers and improve their skills.
I would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations successful and fruitful work and for the participants – an inexhaustible source of inspiration, for guests – the sincere joy accounting the true art.February 18, 2021 Olga Lyubimova Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation