Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova was named honorary guest at the 58th Brass Band Festival in Guca on Friday, as thousands from all across the country and Europe flocked to enjoy the festivities. Before receiving a honorary plaque, Zakharova was filmed walking along the streets where the festival is taking place, flanked by Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, tasting local... Еще dishes and dancing around brass bands. «I brought you from Russia great, great, real love, from the Russian people, from the Russian officials, from all of us. Russia and Serbia friends forever. Thank you all. I love Serbia,» said Zakharova on stage, receiving the award. The festival in Guca is one of the biggest in Serbia, drawing in huge foreign crowds and helping the local tourism industry. The visitors are attracted by huge quantities of traditional Serbian food and alcohol as well as the crazy parties that go on into the early hours. Trumpeters from Serbia compete for the titles of the best band and soloists in three categories: pioneer, youth and senior. In addition to the trumpet competition, various performances, art exhibitions and sports tournaments are organised.