How to celebrate Tsoi's birthday in Russia
As is known, Viktor Tsoi was very fond of celebrating his birthdays. On this day in his modest apartment on the outskirts of St. Petersburg, friends always gathered. Around the circle a guitar started, and they poured out until the night of the song. The most popular drinks in those years were strong tea and port wine. And how today, after more than 20 years from the day of the death of the famous singer, Tsoi's birthday is celebrated?
Victor Choi is the author of songs, guitarist, actor and singer of the famous Russian rock group "Kino". The maestro was born in Leningrad on June 21, 1962. Having achieved a colossal popularity by the age of 28, he suddenly dies under the wheels of a regular shuttle bus. This happened on vacation in Latvia, a few kilometers from Riga. According to the official version, the singer fell asleep at the wheel. The whole country experienced the death of a pet. Since then, Tsoi's birthday has been annually celebrated throughout the country by a series of rock concerts in which famous musicians take part. The jubilee of the singer's birthday was celebrated in a special way. In 2012, the soloist "Cinema" would have turned exactly 50 years old.
The birthday of Viktor Tsoi was celebrated in the capital of our homeland with a grand scale. In one of the popular Moscow clubs "B2" the festival "Kinomania" was held. Famous rock bands, such as "Acoustic Forest", "Exit", performed the songs of the gourmet "Kino". Thousands of fans were able to enjoy a living sound and honor the memory of the musician.
Birthday Tsoi actively met and Ekaterinburg. Here was, perhaps, the most grandiose festival - "Tsoi is alive!". Famous music of the famous musician was performed by legendary rock bands: Alice, King and the Jester, U-Peter, Picnic and others. Unfortunately, the leader of the group Chaif, who at the same time celebrated his own birthday in St. Petersburg, could not attend the concert.
In the city where the famous musician was born, of course, they also remembered Tsoi's birthday. A concert dedicated to the memory of the leader of "Kino" took place in the concert hall "October". Here his songs were played in the performance of a real symphony orchestra. The largest festival took place in the rock club "Kamchatka", located in the former boiler house, where the singer used to work as a stoker. Nowadays concerts of beginners and famous musicians are often organized here. Fans Tsoi also visited the exhibition of his portraits and laid flowers to the grave in which the singer was buried. The anniversary birthday of Tsoi in 2012 was marked by an important event for the fans of the actor and performer. This year was released a 10-disk edition with concert notes of the musician. Discs contain rare materials, including those from real rehearsals of the "Kino" group.
Tsoi's birthday is an important date for all fans of the leader of the "Cinema" group, as well as for many contemporary musicians who were brought up and grew up on his songs. Despite the fact that Victor died, being very young, his work had a huge impact on the whole generation, and his simple and soulful compositions and sensual voice will forever remain in our hearts.