The cultural program of the Games became the climax of the unique four-year Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad. Guests and participants of the Games will enjoy remarkable and memorable performances alongside the very best that Russian culture has to offer.
The cultural program of the Games is a mix of all variety of multinational and the many aspects of the Russian culture presented on ten scenic platforms and museums located in Sochi and Krasnaya Polyana. 83 regions of Russia have carefully selected the best of their unique culture.
The seventh Winter arts festival of Yury Bashmet which will take place from 6-20 February in the city of Sochi (Winter theater, the Hall of organ and chamber music and other platforms) becomes one of the central events of the Games Cultural program. Festival guests are jazz bands, choreographic ensembles, performances of drama theaters, "night film marathon". A number of exhibitions as well as leading world musicians’ master-classes and meetings will take place within the event.
The Gala concert with the participation of leading soloists of the Russian ballet and concerts of the state academic ensemble of national dance in the name of Igor Moiseyev will take place at the Zimny theater.
You will find works of arts of all types, genres and the technics, executed by modern and young perspective local artists in the city museums.
On the entire territory of Greater Sochi there will be 5 Live Sites, and the Medals Plaza, where the artists from all the regions of Russia will perform.
You can also see the places and main events of the Games' Cultural Program.