is an ensemble created from performers from across the Russian
Federation. It features eight vocalists, eight dancers and six musicians.
Malenkiy Jigit is a prize-winning group of young folk dancers from
the republic of Ossetia.
There was a Fashion Show, organised by Russian Silhouette,
showing work by the designer Lyudmila Pershina.
Natisk is a popular Russian hard rock band, formed in 1999.
Iosif Kobzon is known as Russia's Frank Sinatra.
is a Russian folk artist. She performed with Zolotoye
(Golden Ring) - an ensemble which she created in 1989.
, the Mayor of London, was joined on stage by Yuri
, the Mayor of Moscow. After they gave short speeches, the Kremlin
appeared on stage in their ceremonial uniforms. They are Russia's
equivalent of the Household Guard, responsible for gurading the Kremlin and
the Russian President.
The Russian Winter Festival celebrates the Russian Old New Year
is the date in January when the New Year was celebrated before the Russian
Revolution in 1917 (the Julian calendar was used at that time). Following
a slide show of images from Moscow, there was a laser countdown and the sound
of the bells of St Basil's Cathedral before snow came down and the crowd celebrated
the new year.
is a famous Russian rock band which has been playing since the
1980's. The lead singer and songwriter is Yuri Shevchuk
were the next band on stage. This band was formed by
two brothers, Boris and Konstantin, and recently had a number one record in
were the final act, performing ethnic music in a modern style.
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For more information about the 2007 Russian Winter Festival, see: http://www.eventica.co.uk/events/rwf/2007
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