The 20 years of the mega-show by Jean-Michel Jarre “Oxygen in Moscow”

“The road to the 21st century” – official name from department of culture of the city.

September 6, 1997 / The Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory) / Area in front of the main building of Moscow State University and all adjacent streets. According to official statistics – at this Show was about 3.5000.000 viewers.

JSA Stage Company was the local production company of this great event. We attracted about 600 workers (management team, scaffolders, stage-hands, courier-drivers) for this project.

Responsibility of company included a large spector of works – support for installation the main stage was from the ESS, installation five big-towers for projectors (height 27 meters), 30 towers for light and sound, VIP zone (500 seats), seating area (2000 seats), security fasts, crash barriers, working camp, tent structures, generators, electricity, a large staircase, transport, accreditation, loaders, coordination of works and much more. It was two months of hard work and in the end all were successful.

Alexander Strizhak give interview about this event for the Internet Edition “Afisha Daily” (08.09.2017) in a review article dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the celebration of large-scale events of the 850th anniversary of Moscow at the beginning of September 1997.

You can read the full text in russian language here.
Thanks to young journalist Vitaly Mihailuk, that he and remembered about this and found a connection with Alexander Strizhak.