August 31, 2008 in Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan, Russia) was the first festival – the Creation of the World / Sotvoreniye mira. During the day, the event was visited by more than 150 thousand spectators / free entry. About thirty musical bands from different countries performed on two stages.
One of the first participants in the opening of the festival was the White Flag group, in which Jews and Arabs from the Gaza Strip sing together. Headliners: Aquarium (extra – with musicians from Ireland, India and England), Time Machine and Zemfira from Russia, Dakha Brakha / Ukraine, famous singer Patti Smith. In addition to her songs, she also sang the famous song of the Nirvana – “Smells Like Teen Spirit”. Also for the first time, King Crimson Project performed his set / was gathered from participants of band from different years – including guitarist Adrian Belew.
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Magazine Show Master (in Russian): “Creation of the World” in Kazan.