«75 Years of Joy of Life»: Vyacheslav Zaitsev’s anniversary

On March 2, 2013 the State Central Concert Hall «Rossiya» hosted a gala show dedicated to the anniversary of Russia’s People’s Artist Vyacheslav Zaitsev.

On March 2, 2013 the State Central Concert Hall “Rossiya” hosted a gala show dedicated to the anniversary of Russia’s People’s Artist Vyacheslav Zaitsev.

Vyacheslav Zaitsev marked his anniversary with a gala night in the State Central Concert Hall “Rossiya” in Moscow. The program of the show “75 Years of Joy of Life” featured presentation of his fashion collections reflecting the master’s path from 1985 to 2013. For many of them the designer received state awards and prizes of other countries.

Many famous artists of cinema and theatre, musicians gathered to congratulate Vyacheslav Zaitsev who as a designer and artist contributed much in the development of their stage persona: Joseph Kobzon, Lev Leshchenko, Philipp Kirkorov, Valeriy Leomtiev, Grigoriy Leps, Aleksandr Serov, Tamara Gverdtsiteli and many others. 98 years old singer Vladimir Zeldin performed on stage to congratulate the designer.

Stars of model agency “SLAVA ZAITSEV” in clothing ensembles created by the hand of “fashion craftsman” as master likes to call himself, hardly found a space on the big stage.

Accomponied by a deafening volley of fireworks Vyacheslav Zaitsev with his granddaughter Marusya came on stage to greet thousands of people gathered in the SCCH “Rossiya”.

Zaitsev is an active member of the Russian Academy of Arts, People's Artist of Russia, Doctor of Arts and a professor. He was awarded state prizes and a presidential prize.

For several years Vyacheslav Zaitsev traditionally opens Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. 26th season of Fashion Week will also start with his collection. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will be held from March 29 to April 2 in CEH “Manege”.