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Military bands come together for musical spectacle at Russian music festival

AP

Published : Aug 26, 2017, 12:12 pm IST
Updated : Sep 26, 2017, 11:10 am IST
Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival is an annual military music held in Moscow with 40 countries participating. (Photo: AP)
Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival is an annual military music held in Moscow with 40 countries participating. (Photo: AP)
Irish bands practice during a rehearsal of the Spasskaya Tower international military music festival. (Photo: AP)
Irish bands practice during a rehearsal of the Spasskaya Tower international military music festival. (Photo: AP)
The Honor Guard and the Band of the Armed Forces of Belarus perform during a rehearsal of the Spasskaya Tower international military music. Participating in the festival are Russian and foreign military orchestras, Folk groups, and the Honor Guard Units of foreign countries. (Photo: AP)
The Honor Guard and the Band of the Armed Forces of Belarus perform during a rehearsal of the Spasskaya Tower international military music. Participating in the festival are Russian and foreign military orchestras, Folk groups, and the Honor Guard Units of foreign countries. (Photo: AP)
Taoist monks band of China perform during a rehearsal. Daoshi or Taoist, refers to a priest in Taoism. Some orders are monastic (Quanzhen orders), while the majority are not (Zhengyi orders). (Photo: AP)
Taoist monks band of China perform during a rehearsal. Daoshi or Taoist, refers to a priest in Taoism. Some orders are monastic (Quanzhen orders), while the majority are not (Zhengyi orders). (Photo: AP)
China's Taoist monks band perform during a rehearsal of the Spasskaya Tower international military music festival in Red Square in Moscow. (Photo: AP)
China's Taoist monks band perform during a rehearsal of the Spasskaya Tower international military music festival in Red Square in Moscow. (Photo: AP)
Egyptian Military Symphonic Band perform during a rehearsal. The festival will take place from 26 August to 03 September 2017. (Photo: AP)
Egyptian Military Symphonic Band perform during a rehearsal. The festival will take place from 26 August to 03 September 2017. (Photo: AP)
Fireworks explode above the St. Basil Cathedral as participants perform during a rehearsal of the Spasskaya Tower international military music festival in Red Square. (Photo: AP)
Fireworks explode above the St. Basil Cathedral as participants perform during a rehearsal of the Spasskaya Tower international military music festival in Red Square. (Photo: AP)
A member of the Russian Honor Guard of the Presidential Regiment performs during a rehearsal of the Spasskaya Tower international military music festival in Red Square (Photo: AP)
A member of the Russian Honor Guard of the Presidential Regiment performs during a rehearsal of the Spasskaya Tower international military music festival in Red Square (Photo: AP)

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