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National folk show "Russian souvenir"



The «Russian Ballet» Theatre Presents: National Folklore and Ballet Performance "Russian Souvenir"

This bright, spectacular show in the best traditions of the Russian culture – plunges the audience into a holiday atmosphere with an enchanting spectacle of incendiary dances. The masterly execution, whirlwind of emotions, colourful costumes, temperament and the virtuosity of all participants–will leave bright and lasting impressions. The audience will see not only a variety of the Russian dances, but also will slightly open for themselves a secret of mysterious Russian soul.
The show consists of 2 acts for 45 minutes with 1 intermission. Included in the program – the Russian national dances, songs, ballet numbers and an interaction with the audience. During the intermission a glass of champagne will be offered to each viewer.
The folklore and ballet show will be performed by an ensemble of dance by A. Salomatov whose 45-year history preserves the traditions of the Russian folk dancing art. The company is a constant guest of government and city festive actions, having participated in the cultural program of the Summit G-20 in St. Petersburg, in the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi at stadium Fisht and at actions within Days of the Russian culture on EXPO 2015 in Milan, as well as the World Ice Hockey Championship of 2016. Actors of this company are winners and students of the international competitions and festivals. The audiences of England, Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Italy, China, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, USA, Turkey, Finland, France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia have applauded this ensemble.
The ensemble of dance of Alexander Salomatov is the bright, professional group, embodying the traditions of folk dancing art and illustrates the continuity of generations of a creative dynasty. The artistic director of  the ensemble – the honored worker of culture of the Russian Federation is the honorary worker of the general education of the Russian Federation, Lyudmila Vladimirovna Salomatova. The ballet master of ensemble – the winner of the Youth award of St. Petersburg, the winner of the Award in support of talented youth of the Russian Federation is Maxim Aleksandrovich Salomatov.
In the summer season of 2016 the company will act in the unique folklore and ballet show "Russian Souvenir" performing the scene of TKZ "Carnival" in Anichkov Palace.  
Performances are accompanied by an orchestra of folk instruments.