The Art-Football festival of music and football is being held as part of the ‘Under the Flag of Kindness!’ Russian National Charity Initiative.
The headline event of the festival is a charity football match played by teams made up of leading Russian politicians and celebrities. The festival programme also includes a charity pop concert for SPIEF 2016 participants, featuring a number of special guests.
Organizers and those actively involved in the "Under the Flag of Kindness!" initiative include Alexander Zhukov, Arkady Dvorkovich, Sergey Lavrov, Sergey Shoygu, Nikolai Tolstykh, Viacheslav Fetisov, Denis Matsuev, Alexander Maslyakov, Mikhail Romanov, Dmitry Kharatyan, Valeri Syutkin, Vladimir Solovyov, Victor Gusev and other leading Russian politicians, business leaders, entertainers, sportsmen and journalists.
The event is free of charge for SPIEF 2016 participants.