DANCE OPEN Award Ceremony was held in the Marble Hall of Russian Museum of Ethnography on April 28. Participants of the Gala of Ballet Stars - the best dancers from all over the world, were waiting for the inernational jury to decide the fate of the cristal statuettes.
Early in the morning April 24 the educational programm of DANCE OPEN festival was opened. As a tradition, the students were welcomed by the Artistic Director of the festival Vasily Medvedev and Director Olga Belenkis. The classes started in four groups simultaneously.
The second festival day, which started at Yakobson Theater by opening the master classes series, is finishing at the Alexandrinsky venue by the repeating of the show by Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Once again, the house is full, and the autograph session is in great demand.
At last - the Festival is opened. The first night started at the Alexandrinsky stage by the sweeping accords of the Second Concert by Sergey Rakhmaninov. Moon over Jupiter is an amazing wave of energy, whirling the audience in a maelstrom of emotions from the very first moments.