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26.01.2020

Welcoming words by Ambassador Andrei Kelin for Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2020, 26 January 2020

Dear guests!

Today we are celebrating one of the most exciting dates in London’s ballet calendar – the Russian Ballet Icons Gala. Since being established in 2006, it has become an exciting and greatly anticipated tradition for all of us.

This year’s programme includes enchanting performances by the leading dancers from the Bolshoi, Mariinsky and Mikhailovsky Theatres, Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Grand Opera Paris, Staatsballett Berlin, New York City Ballet and others, accompanied by the English National Ballet Philharmonic orchestra under the direction of Valery Ovsyanikov.

Russian ballet continues to be a proud trademark across the globe, just as our classical ballet school traditions which are known all over the world. It is also an important passage in fostering cultural links between Russia and the United Kingdom.

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to this unforgettable magical journey through the world of Russian ballet and I hope you enjoy it.

 

Ambassador Andrei Kelin




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