Festival of Russian culture in India begun

Friday, 07 November 2014 01:49

The Festival of the Russian Culture in New Delhi has been opened on 5th of November by a sparkling performance of Gzhel dance theater folk group.

The audience of the biggest metropolitan hall Siri Fort Auditorium witnessed a truly outstanding show. Colorful costumes, flawless motions, ornament of brilliant pas touched the hearts of everyone. The fruitful program was composed of more than a dozen of performances from fascinating vocal and choreographic composition Fairy Gzhel to stirring Volga Dance Song and scintillating Kamarinskaya.

The admired audience rewarded famous Yablochko sailor’s dance, lyrical round dance Green Grass, choreographic composition Balalaika & Accordion and Voronezh folk dance Our Katya with rapturous applause and “bravo!”. The grand finale was The Virtuosos composition illuminated by breathtaking dance stunts and concluded by a huge round of ovations.

The main guests of the Festival opening ceremony that was marked by lighting traditional oil lamp, symbolizing the triumph of good and creativity, were Elena Milovzorova, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, and Dinkar Asthana, Deputy Director General of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.

The Festival agenda includes performances of popular Russian musicians and art groups, including Borodin string quartet, Obraztsov Puppet Theater, Novosibirsk region’s Opera and Ballet Theater Dance Company, which will be shown in New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chandigarh and other cities of India.  

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