Cherry Orchard is blooming in Sochi
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Cherry Orchard bloomed in front of the Sea Port Building in Sochi. A year ago, within the Open Art Festival «Chereshnevy Les» and the celebration of the 1000 days before the Sochi Olympics BOSCOFAMILY’s friends planted 120 saplings!
The young trees were brought from Italy, from a special nursery garden ANTE Italian Greencode in the town of Pistoia. This very kind of cherry trees was chosen for the subtropical Sochi climate. Irina Rodnina, Oksana Pushkina, Evelina Khromchenko, Julia Bordovskikh, Natalia Sindeeva, Tatyana Navka, Vitaly Mutko, Valery Syutkin, Nikita Mikhalkov, Oleg Menshikov, Igor Butman, and many others took part in the voluntary Subbotnik* 2011.
BOSCO DI CILIEGI partners in the Olympic pool also planted their cherry trees: Sberbank team, headed by Stanislav Kuznetsov, bank’s senior vice-president, «Megafon» team headed by Tigran Poghosyan, the Deputy Director General for Strategic Projects, Omega team. And, of course, a team of Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, headed by the President Dmitry Chernyshenko. One year later the Cherry Orchard blossomed just to the beginning of the new Open Art Festival «Chereshnevy Les»!
*Subbotnik is community work day.