Pugacheva is building its own theater on Vasilevsky Island

Meeting in Smolny Valentina Matvienko and People's Artist of the USSR Alla Pugacheva took place on Monday evening.In the presence of his daughter diva Christina Aguilera and Governor vsenarodnolyubimaya singer discussed the project of the city on the Neva a multifunctional cultural center "theater songs of Alla Pugacheva" .Vstrecha Smolny Valentina Matvienko and People's Artist of the USSR Alla Pugacheva took place on Monday evening.In the presence of his daughter diva Christina Aguilera and Governor vsenarodnolyubimaya singer discussed the project of the city on the Neva a multifunctional cultural center "theater songs of Alla Pugacheva".

Matvienko strongly supported the initiative.

- Our city is not enough "cultural infrastructure", despite the fact that in recent years funding for this sector has increased by several times, - she said Alla Borisovna.And later he explained numerous reporters his position.- This is a project that Alla had long dreamed of.And I'm sure it will be an interesting cultura

l institution, with new ideas, programs, huge opportunities.The city government will provide all the necessary assistance in this project.I'm glad that for the realization of their dreams Alla chose St. Petersburg, where she has a lot of fans.

Perhaps the most amazing thing is that despite the acute shortage of spots of land in the historic city center and numerous scandals in recent years, associated with the so-called "sealing buildings", already in the first meeting was to identify the specific location where built theater Pugacheva: Matvienko said that "The song theater" will be located on Vasilevsky island, at the mouth of the river Smolenka.

- This site has long been reserved for the town center of culture, - said Matvienko.

Now in 2008 it is planned to go through all the preparatory stages of the project - to form the terms of reference, to hold an architectural competition to develop the necessary documentation.And the construction itself will begin in 2009 and will last for 2 years.The result should be the emergence in the prestigious district of St. Petersburg modern concert hall in which it will be possible to hold music festivals and competitions under the patronage of Pugacheva.

- I love your city and feel is a lot of support from the governor, interest in everything new CB, promising, - said touched by Pugachev.According to her, the capital of the North has a special energy, creative atmosphere, so she decided to build a theater in its own name in the city on the Neva.

- This project will be presented to all aspects of cultural life, and I wish that similar multifunctional centers, over time, in all regions of Russia, - said Pugacheva at the end of a brief meeting with reporters.