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26 May
"People and Birds" in Smolensky Passage

Photo exhibition of portraits of the famous people "People and Birds", organized in the  support of the “Galchonok” charity fund runs in Smplensky Passage until June 24th. Many celeb trustees & friends of the foundation appear in the original "bird's" masks, posing with young daw, the symbol of the fund, in their hands.

The art project "People and Birds", conceived by the founder of the Galchonok foundation Olga Zhuravskaya and the trustee of the foundation Julia Peresild, is an opportunity to attract the attention of the society to children with special needs with the help of the magic of art. The Galchonok foundation helps children with organic lesions of CNS. The main purpose is to show the strength and beauty of the soul: it is enough to just give a helping hand and support those who are particularly in need.

The author of the "bird's" gallery is the famous photographer Sergey Bermeniev, known for his author's manner of shooting, play of light and shadow, the ability to emphasize the unique inner world of each character. He is one of the best portrait photographers of the world. He is the author of one of the largest collections of photographs of the famous people of the XX and XXI century like Federico Fellini and Sharon Stone, Joseph Brodsky and Lisa Minnelli, Quentin Tarantino and Meryl Streep, Maya Plisetskaya and Gabriel Garcia Marquez and others. Sergey was happy to support the idea of the project and helped to reveal the individuality of each participant.
Trustees of the fund Julia Peresild, Dmitry Khrustalev, Petr Nalich, Lyanka Gryu, Alena Babenko, Andrei Smolyakov, Daniil Strakhov and his wife - actress Maria Leonova, Irina Pegova, Taisia Vilkova, Victoria Tolstoganova, Alexandra Ursulyak, Alisa Grebenshchikova, Kristina Orbakaite, Alexey Uchitel, Kirill Serebrennikov, Olympic figure skaters Tatyana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Sergei Makovetsky, Evgenia Simonova, Sasha Petrov, Sergey Chonishvili, Yegor Koreshkov and many other talented persons took part in the art project.
The set-out of the art project runs in Smolensky Passage from May 24th to June 24th. The admission is free.
See you in Smolensky Passage!

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