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Striking up the bands in Red Square

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 01:13

Military bands from all over the world take center stage in Moscow's Red Square for an annual festival. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Military bands from around the world staged a colorful performance Saturday night in front of the Kremlin in the heart of the Russian capital. The festival, called Spasskaya Bashnya" or Kremlin's Saviour Tower, featured bands doing a wide range of music - from classical pieces and military marches to popular modern melodies. A dazzling light show was projected on the walls of St. Basil's cathedral and the festival ended with spectacular fireworks. It is the 7th time Muscovites have had a rare chance to see military musicians from various countries playing in Red Square. This year's festival attracted over 1000 performers from 12 countries in Europe and Asia and will last until September 4.

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Striking up the bands in Red Square

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 01:13