ex-Soviet and modern Russian music

Monday, March 27, 2006

Olympic games 1980

XXII Summer Olympic Games placed in Moscow in 1980. The symbol was Olympic Bear painted by talented soviet artist Victor Chizhikov.
Because of antagonism between NATO and Warshav pact countries there were no american sportsmen. Answer was boycott by USSR friendly countries to XXIII summer Olumpic games in Los Angeles.

Hymn of Moscow olympic games written by Alexandra Pakhmutova and Nikolay Dobronravov was popular many years after competitions. The Bear flew up stadium and was flying above Moscow.
Then he fell on Vorobyevy hills.

Александра Пахмутова, Николай Добронравов - До свидания, Москва! (До свидания, наш ласковый Мишка!

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