Smart-Holding became the Title Partner of Live in Blue Bay 2012 Ukrainian international jazz festival of non-commercial music to take place on 6-9 September 2012 in Koktebel, in Goluboi Zaliv (Blue Bay) resort centre.
During the festival, true connoisseurs of jazz music will enjoy performances of jazz bands from seven countries, including Kejaleo (Spain), salsa band Dislocados (Ukraine), Continent (UK), jazz band Spaghetti Swing (Italy), jazz funk band The Client Funk Society (Switzerland) with its front man Dave Feusi, and many others. Andrey Makarevich will be the festival's special guest presenting his Jazz Transformations project – new renditions of jazz classics and covers of timeless hits from his Mashina Vremeni (Time Machine) band.
Smart-Holding will act as the Title Partner of Live in Blue Bay 2012 Ukrainian international jazz festival of non-commercial music to take place on 6-9 September 2012 in Koktebel, in Goluboi Zaliv (Blue Bay) resort centre.
'Supporting the national and international projects in culture, sports and intellectual development is one of the main activity areas for the holding company's corporate social responsibility function. Smart-Holding has been the partner of the festival Live in Blue Bay 2012 for several years. We are positive that non-commercial approach to the organization of this unique event will attract many true lovers of high-quality intellectual jazz music,' said the main counsellor of Smart-Holding Igor Drizhchanyi.
Smart-Holding is one of the largest investment groups of Ukraine with focus on the key industries of the economy, including mining and metals, oil and gas, shipbuilding, real estate and agriculture.
Smart Holding’s strategy is aimed at efficient management of diversified portfolio of the Group’s assets by increasing its cost in the long run and search of new directions for business development. The investment activity of Smart-Holding focuses both on investments in Ukraine and in the CIS and Eastern Europe countries. Smart-Holding participates in other projects as a strategic and portfolio investor.
Additional information: www.smart-holding.com
Live in Blue Bay is the first Ukrainian international non-commercial festival of jazz music (launched in 2009) designed as an alternative to the show business musical projects promoting easy listening. For three years in a row, the main stage of Live in Blue Bay festival has been gathering at least six thousand show-goers and more than one hundred professional musicians.
Additional information: www.bluebayjazz.com