Antalya gala show ends Russian days
ANTALYA - Anatolia News Agency
Russia Culture Days were held in Antalya for the fourth time. Events ended with a gala show by Russian dance team ‘Todes Ballet Alla Duhova.’ AA photoThe fourth Russian culture days in Antalya ended with dance shows. The gala night of the events hosted many Turkish and Russian citizens. The event’s closing took place at the Atatürk Culture Center and Antalya Municipality culture and social works director Adem Akyürek said they had organized this event to contribute to cooperation between Turkey and Russia in terms of culture and arts.
“Antalya receives a lot of cultural and international migration, and we need to organize such events in order to make the people know each other better.”
Russia’s dance team “Todes Ballet Alla Duhova” took the stage at night.
Earlier this year Istanbul also hosted a Russian festival. Within the scope of the festival, the world’s first folk dance theater, Igor Moiseyev State Academic Ensemble, took the stage at the Istanbul Congress Center at the opening. The ensemble, formed in 1937 by Moiseyev, is the first professional group performing Russian dances around the world. The ensemble has organized many tours since 1945 and took the stage in many countries during the Soviet Union period. As a result of many successful and inspiring performances, the ensemble was awarded the Drujbi Narodov Award. With 200 works in its repertoire, the ensemble continues to perform all around the world. During the Russian Cinema Days, five films were shown and viewers could meet three directors. There was also a Russian cinema poster exhibition at the same venue.