May 16 in Sochi started Cultural Olympiad, which will continue until the Winter Olympic Games in 2014. The Cultural Olympiad has opened the Year of Cinema. In addition, the years pass, Music, Theatre and Museums.
For four years in Sochi will be completed over three thousand major cultural projects and will visit all the local celebrities.
Olympic marathon has opened a grand cultural show, which were made by Russian pop stars such as Joseph Kobzon, after Sochi 2014 Igor Butman and Diana Gurtskaya and Oleg Mityaev and Roman gigolo. Prominent Russian musician Garik Sukachev presented to the citizens and guests of the city a grand multimedia 3D-show and his new film "House of the Sun.
Program of the Year Movie: Cinema festival of sports, which is headed by the legendary figure skater Irina Rodnina, the festival of environmental film "Green Carnation", Festival "Cinema in your backyard", the International Children's Art Festival "Kinotavrik; Festival" Cinema without barriers "and" My Sochi - my Olympics. "
new ambassador to the Games in Sochi has become a famous actor and film director Fyodor Bondarchuk.
Previous ambassadors were Yuri Bashmet, Dima Bilan, Valery Gergiev, Natalia Vodianova, Diane Gurtskaya, Irek Zaripov, Evgeny Plushenko, Alexander Ovechkin, Svetlana Khorkina. The opening ceremony was attended by Mayor Anatoly Pakhomov, president of the organizing committee "Sochi-2014" Dmitry Chernyshenko and deputy chairman of Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov, delivered a message to President Dmitry Medvedev to the participants and guests of the Cultural Olympiad.
Cultural Olympiad, according to the requirements of the IOC, begins four years before the Olympic and Paralympic Games.