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Space instead of sports

on October, 29th Small sports arena Luzniki it is closed. Instead of sports ba
  Space instead of sports
on October, 29th Small sports arena Luzniki it is closed. Instead of sports fights there will pass here the entertaining program Star Galaxy organised by American company Hollywood Quest. Tours mobile space theatre will last till March, 2000.

Company Hollywood Quest is included into corporation Dialog Intenational (USA). The basic line of activity - creation and operation of entertainment complexes with application of special effects. Among known projects - hotels and a casino in Las - Vegase, dressing of shopping centres in New York and the ruined network of restaurants Planet Hollywood.

Arcady Starikovsky, chairman of board of directors Dialog Intenational and president Hollywood Quest, the native of Russia, has informed that the idea of creation in Russia a family entertainment complex has arisen in July, 1993. The decision on building in the USA and Canada the mobile complex filled with attractions of new generation which analogues are in park Walt Disney World (Orlando, the USA), Universal Studios Hollywood (Los - Andzheles, the USA), Warner Brothers Theme Park (Madrid) was accepted. According to Katie Makhju, the producer of show Star Galaxy, from California to Moscow in forty containers the entertainment complex made on motives of films in style " is delivered; a fantasy and the Hollywood blockbusters Star wars Independence Day Strangers the Alien the Men in black and the Predator . As Arcady Starikovsky has informed, complex building, its moving to Russia and preparation for participation in representation of the Russian actors has managed to organizers in $20 million
the Premiere of show will take place on October, 29th. Small sports arena of a complex Luzniki it is leased to organizers of show for four months. The place is chosen not casually: according to Kevin Donnelli, the general manager of show Star Galaxy, Luzniki have in the West reputation of the most safe in Russia the entertainment centre. (We were convinced yesterday of severity of security guards of stadium on a private experience when from the press photographer without explanations have taken away a film and hardly have not broken the chamber.) Besides, on Small sports arena was 10 thousand in the sq. m necessary for placing of an entertainment complex. And at last, organizers of show hope that a convenient arrangement Luzniki will provide sufficient attendance: the complex is calculated on 1200 visitings in day. At week-days visiting of show Star Galaxy will cost 200 roubles, in the evenings and during week-end - 800 roubles on the person.
It is expected that at a total load of complex Star Galaxy can bring from $10 million to $40 million Afterwards beyond Moscow tours will take place in St.-Petersburg and Nizhni Novgorod.

INGA - ZAMURUEVA