Maxim Orlov, the official voice of FC Spartak and presenter of Russian Radio [Russkoye Radio] was invited as the host of the event. A real professional, he supported the CEO of the Congress Bella Waldberg during the presentation of the congress and its initiatives. Maximilian Khikhinashvili and the Bril Brothers jazz band, as well the famous artist Maxim Leonidov and the trumpeter Vadim Eilenkrieg, performed on stage. The actor Veniamin Smekhov recited the poems of Osip Mandelstam, Joseph Brodsky and Sasha Chorny to the accompaniment of the talented pianist Basinia Shulman.
The audience was greeted by Robert Singer, the Executive Vice-President of the World Jewish Congress (WJC); Harry Koren, the Ambassador of Israel to the Russian Federation; Aaron Frenkel, the Chairman of the EAJC, the Vice-President of the WJC, entrepreneur and investor. He emphasized that the Blumenkrants team produced "a stylish and flawless event that showed respect for traditions".