13 Jul 2018 18:25

Putin to attend gala at Bolshoi on Saturday ahead of World Cup final on Sunday

MOSCOW. July 13 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will go to the Bolshoi Theater on Saturday, July 14 for a gala concert of world opera stars ahead of the World Cup final, the Kremlin's press service said.

"Invited to the gala are the heads and members of foreign delegations coming to Moscow for the final match of the planet's main soccer tournament, the president and members of the FIFA Council, the presidents of football associations, football legends, governors of Russian regions that hosted tournament games, and guests of the 2018 World Cup," it said.

"Among the participants in the gala concert are Anna Netrebko, Placido Domingo, and other world opera stars," it said.