In Murmansk is actively preparing for the festival, “Gulf Stream”, which promises to be the highlight of a series of events dedicated to the centenary of the city. “Gulf Stream” to replace the traditional sports festival “Murmansk mile”, which has long outgrown its format. It was decided that the festival will sport as “Mile”, and cultural. And it will take place in Murmansk two days at different venues.
Festival date has moved from late June to early September. This is done at the request of many of Murmansk, which are due to leave are forced to miss the bright and exciting city event.
The first part of the festival is scheduled for 9 September. It will sport.
– To keep the usual sports festival, which every year becomes more and more massive, – said the mayor of Murmansk Alexey Veller. – He is, as before, will take place near the bridge across the Kola Bay. There will be a race, athletes and swim across the bay. We expect that more than 20 countries send us their swimmers. Certainly one of the stages of the festival will be loved by Murmansk last year obstacle course “Crazy Mile”. It is expected that this year it will be attended by about 50 teams. In addition, there will be beach volleyball and beach soccer competitions in the program. We agree with the Northern Fleet of the demonstrations Marines.
The next day, 10 September, will take place in Murmansk part of the cultural festival. It is planned to hold a festival of twin cities. Planned many events, concerts and exhibitions. Fire Arts Festival will be held on the central square of the city, “Hundred of lights on the anniversary.”