Charity Foundation for Animation Support


A magnificent musical event timed to the anniversary of the legendary studio «Soyuzmultfilm».

On June 10, Zaryadye Hall hosted a large musical event — the concert dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the legendary «Soyuzmultfilm» studio. During the concert, fragments of famous cartoons were shown on a large screen to the accompaniment of «Phonograph-Sympho-Jazz» Orchestra under the direction of People’s Artist of Russia Sergei Zhilin.
Vocal compositions were performed by popular jazz singers: Mariam Merabova, Willie Key, Svetlana Zhavoronkova, Anna Buturlina, Olga Oleinikova, Eteri Beriashvili, Sergei Manukyan and Spokan Girls, as well as soloists of the «Phonograph-Sympho-Jazz» Orchestra who performed such well-known melodies from the golden fund of the Soviet and Russian animation pictures as «Winnie-the-Pooh», «Well, Just You Wait!», «Bremen Town Musicians», «Cheburashka and Gena the Crocodile», «The Blue Puppy», «The Flying Ship», and other songs in a new jazz interpretation. Specifically for the concert, a video clip about the creative journey of the legendary studio was made to comprise both archival footage and frames depicting the studio’s modern life. The Okko multimedia service broadcasted the «Soyuzmultjazz» gala concert timed to coincide with the 85th anniversary of the «Soyuzmultfilm» studio online.
Goals: 1. To promote music, aesthetic and cultural education of the citizens. 2. To heighten interest in attendance of cultural events and attract family audiences. 3. To create a game-changing level of events targeted at the family audience in the field of culture. 4. To draw attention to the 85th anniversary of the «Soyuzmultfilm» studio, its historical heritage, new projects and the modern period of its work. 5. To strengthen the image of the «Soyuzmultfilm» studio as a current leader in the field of children’s culture in the minds of viewers. 6. To preserve the cultural assets of Russia 7. To create conditions to provide access to the cultural values to various groups of citizens, to improve the quality and diversity of services in culture. 8. To preserve and develop the cultural potential of children and teenagers. 9. To demonstrate a high level of modern Russian musical, theatre and graphic arts. 10. To involve and immerse a wide range of the audience, a younger generation in particular, in the best samples of the Russian jazz art.