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14.10.2017

Russian dance for the children and young people of China.

Russian dance for the children and young people of China.

The project takes place at the base of the International Center of Ballet Art in Folk (Root) Choreography and the Russian National Ballet Kostroma as well as the choreographic college The Governorate Ballet School are the central stars of the constellation of famous Russian brands of cultural heritage.

A trip to Beijing marked the first milestone of the cultural exchange aimed at getting young dancers familiar with the basics of the Russian folk dance. It was there that Irina and Alexsei Rubtsovs, the soloists of the Russian National Ballet Kostroma as well as the leading folk dance teachers of the choreographic college The Governorate Ballet School, held workshops called Russian Folk Dance. First Encounters for children and young people of China.

The students of Beijing Dance Academy (the 4th-graders of the Classical Dance Department), the students of Beijing University majoring in the theory of dance as well as the students of Michel Fuvus Dance School, who happened to be the youngest, had a chance to get to know the special features of Russian dancing.

All in all there were 93 participants aged 5 to 23. Each and everyone of them was extremely interested in Russian dancing and the peculiarities of Russian culture. Special attention was paid to the technical elements of Russian dancing such as tapping, flaps and turns. Children were very enthusiastic when they repeated the moves after the Russian teachers trying to grasp the unique manner and diversity of characters of Russian choreography.   

The way the Chinese dancers were willing to learn to communicate with their audience in the modern choreographic language from the perspective of historical accuracy and plastique made the basis for the set up of the new educational and touristic project called International Creative DACHA.  

The next meeting will take place on November, 25 at the Russian |Cultural Centre in Beijing. The students of The Governorate Ballet School and the artists of the Russian National Ballet Kostroma are going to hold a workshop as a part of the premier presentation of the Ballets project called Global Dance Overture.

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