Emir Kusturica designed the new Raketa watches in honor of 100th anniversary of Russian Avant-garde.

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Emir Kusturica is worldwide famous  Serbian film maker. He has competed at the Cannes Film Festival on five occasions and won the Palme d’Or twice. Emir Kusturica is also famous for his musical career as a part of the music band called «The No Smoking Orchestra». Emir Kusturica teamed up with creative studio Raketa to create a new Raketa watches in honor of 100th anniversary of Russian Avant-garde.

The new model designed by Emir Kusturica is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Russian Avant-Garde. Emir Kusturica and Jacques von Polier were accompanied by Monica Bellucci while having the final meeting discussing the design of new watch model. The actress was delighted by the look of Avant-Garde model. “Amazing watch! The design is so Russian! I love it!” — she exclaimed.

The family of Kusturica has known Raketa for a long time. Recently, Dunya Kusturica ( the daughter of Emir Kusturica) during her trip to Moscow visited Raketa Creative Studio and brought the historical Raketa watch, the watch of her grandfather. This watch is priceless, because it is the only thing that had been saved after the war in Sarajevo.

The new model of Raketa watches designed by Emir Kusturica is dedicated to 100th anniversary of Russian Avant-garde. Russian Avant-garde is significantly important style for the whole contemporary art. Wassily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich and Vladimir Mayakovsky are the founding fathers of Avant-garde art. All of them can be defined as founders of the contemporary art.

“Raketa-Avant-garde” is the new model of Petrodvorets watch factory with the bright design in the best traditions of Russian Avant-garde. The hands in the shape of circles and triangles are running on the dial. The energy for it is generated by the unique movement «Raketa — Avtomat». It is the first time in 30 years that Russia comes up with a new automatic self-winding movement.

The Petrodvorets Watch Factory «Raketa», Russia’s oldest factory, was founded by Peter the Great in 1721. The Factory is producing watches under the brand «Pobeda» (Victory) since the End of World War II. In 1961 the brand «Raketa» was launched in honor of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.

The Petrodvorets Watch Factory is one of the rare watch factories in the world that fully manufactures its own movements from A to Z, including hairspring and escapement.

Новый грандиозный проект Часового Завода «Ракета» – сотрудничество со звездами Русского балета Артемом Овчаренко и Анной Тихомировой

Artem Ovcharenko and Anna Tikhomirova have recently learnt about Watch Factory “Raketa”. The factory that already counts three hundred years of history, which is one of the few manufactures in the world that produces watch movements from A to Z.

The acquaintance with the creative director of the factory – Count Jacques Von Polier  has brought to an excellent idea of cooperation.

The celebrity couple was engaged into creation of a new design of watches. To develop a new unique design for the model “Raketa-Premier” will be the main goal of Artem, whilst Anna will be responsible for updating the design of “Ballerina” watch.

Furthermore, Artem and Anna are working on the photo shooting and video, which will be granted to the workers of the factory as a present. It has been carrying on with the Moscow Creative bureau.

For the “Raketa” factory the new design of the watch “Premier” and the updated look of the model “Ballerina” is a successful continuation of the collaboration with the celebrated personalities.

It is really a significant honor for “Raketa” to be able to collaborate with such famous representatives of the ballet art as Anna and Artem and the factory would like to thank them for this unique opportunity!

The Petrodvorets Watch Factory «Raketa», Russia’s oldest factory, was founded by Peter the Great in 1721. The Factory is producing watches under the brand «Pobeda» (Victory) since the End of World War II. In 1961 the brand «Raketa» was launched in honor of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.

The Petrodvorets Watch Factory is one of the rare watch factories in the world that fully manufactures its own movements from A to Z, including hairspring and escapement.

 

«Raketa» Watch Factory celebrates 50 years of the legendary model «Yalta»!

Very few watch brands can be proud of a model with 50 years of history. Chanel? Rolex? Hermes? Raketa!

In 1967 the Petrodvorets Watch Factory released «Yalta». For 50 years this model has been popular among the Russian citizens. Designers of «Raketa» Watch Factory refreshed legendary model, and engineers added the unique mechanism Raketa-avtomat.

«Raketa-avtomat» is the first mechanism that has been produced after 30 years. It has been significantly improved by the ex-director of Rolex – Jean Claude Quenet. Raketa-Avtomat already ranks over Swiss brands by some technical specifications.

New model «Yalta» keeps the principal design of the original model: a peculiar division of the dial into 3 parts, which reminds of the famous 3 leaders summit in Yalta in 1945.

The Petrodvorets Watch Factory «Raketa», Russia’s oldest factory, was founded by Peter the Great in 1721. The Factory is producing watches under the brand «Pobeda» (Victory) since the End of World War II. In 1961 the brand «Raketa» was launched in honor of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.

The Petrodvorets Watch Factory is one of the rare watch factories in the world that fully manufactures its own movements from A to Z, including hairspring and escapement.

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