Folk Instruments Department operates within the frameworks of International Musical Academy of Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi. The department realize a number of educational events for young gifted musicians containing master-classes of specialty and ensemble art, courses, lectures of outstanding professors and art people in musical society, concert performances.
The Academy is held by the Organizers with the aim of searching, supporting and educating gifted musicians from a round the world, developing a culture of communication among the younger generation through joint creative work, regardless their social status, origin or intellectual level.
Holding of the Academy, preparations and organization is made by Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi (hereinafter WIAFS),
Artistic director – Yuri Bashmet,
Executive director – Dmitriy Grinchenko.
Artistic director of Folk Instruments Department is Dmitry Dmitriyenko.
The academy is held from 17 to 21 of February 2019 in the city of Sochi.
Date of arrival in Sochi is 16th of February 2019, departure on 22th of February 2019