October, 23 the honorary diploma of Mogilev regional executive committee for closer relations and mutual enrichment was presented to Iosif Kobzon, the People’s Artist of the USSR, professor, the Russian Federation’s State Duma member. The diploma was presented by Petr Rudnik, the chairman of Mogilev regional executive committee.
The singer met with Petr Rudnik before the grand concert “I love you, life”. The concert took place at the Regional Culture Palace which was full. The favourite songs were performed by Iosif Kobzon, his friends, artists and the band “Respublika”.
Iosif Kobzon’s concert biography includes about 3,000 songs most of which are still popular with his admires. The singer performed in over 100 countries. He is recognized to be the most titled artist of Russia.
Tickets for the grand concert “I love you, life” dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Iosif Kobzon were bought up very quickly since the stars of the kind pay Mogilev rare visits. Iosif Kobzon performed here 15 years ago.
Petr Rudnik thanked Iosif Kobzon for the visit: “Mogilev’s audience is very grateful. You will feel it during the concert”.
The governor of the region told Iosif Kobzon about cultural life of the region noting that Mogilev is applying to become a cultural capital of the CIS. Iosif Kobzon expressed his full certainty about the intergovernmental council’s choice in favour of Mogilev.
Iosif Kobzon was pleased to notice that Mogilev region keeps and enriches traditions. According to the singer, numerous concerts and festivals proves great attention of the regional authorities to culture development. “Today governments allot big money to fight terrorism, drugs trafficking, traffic accidents. Cultural development is also of great importance. Modern societies should invest money in culture, too”.