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V festival of silent film and contemporary music “Mute Nights” to be held June 27-29 in Odesa
16:57 / 24.06.2014

ODESA, JUNE 24th, 2014, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE – V festival of silent film and contemporary music “Mute Nights” will be held June 27-29 in Odesa, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.

The festival’s director, the deputy director of the National Dovzhenko Centre Ivan Kozlenko announced today, June 24.

According to the information, the programme of the V festival “Mute Nights” is the most exotic and mottled during the existence of the festival, with a sizeable Eastern accent. This year it is dedicated to a tolerance: ethnic, sexual, religious.

“Given the events in Ukraine and Odesa, we thought — to hold the festival this year or not. And we decided to hold it. I hope that the festival programme will help us to prevent the recurrence of events in country and Odesa” the director of the festival said.

He added that the festival is traditionally held on the docks of the yacht club (June 27, 28) and in concert and exhibition hall of the Odesa Sea Port (29 June).

This year's festival will be held within the celebration the Day of the Constitution of Ukraine, with the support of the State Agency of Ukraine for a movie, the Foundation “Development of Ukraine”, National Center of Alexander Dovzhenko, Odesa Regional State Administration and Odesa City Council. Partners of the festival are the US Embassy in Ukraine, the French Institute and the British Council in Kyiv.