The message, in particular, reads:
“The holding of such a grandiose musical celebration coinciding with Russia Day is a significant event in our country’s cultural life and a tribute to the outstanding traditions of Russian symphonic music. For the first time, this festival brings together in one concert venue the world’s best orchestras led by the world’s most famous conductors.
I am sure that this truly unique festival will become an annual event, giving lovers of classical music the ongoing chance to enjoy the marvellous performances and talent of the world’s leading musical collectives.”
The President wished the festival’s participants and guests success, memorable moments and all the very best.