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16. Charity Vienna Ball in Moscow

The Charity Vienna Ball in Moscow is one of the most expected and significant events in the world’s ballroom calendar. Every year it attracts about two thousand guests from different cities and countries, a great meeting place for the lovers of ballroom dancing.

This year it is the Sixteenth Charity Vienna Ball in Moscow. On May, 26th  Gostiny Dvor, the largest Moscow hall offered its floor to hundreds dancing couples. The most remarkable  decoration of the hall were two huge paintings of the world famous artist Misha Lenn, immediately striking everyone coming by its flawless beauty. Welcoming music of “Instrumental Capella”orchestra! And the first guests arriving!

16 Vienna Ball in Moscow welcome orchestra

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Traditionally the ball is opened by debutants. To participate in the ball as a debutant a young lady of 16 – 23 years old  and a young gentleman of 18 – 28 years old should be both unmarried. It is such a great opportunity for the young to become acquainted with the classical culture, learn to dance and meet  new interesting people.

16. Vienna Ball in Moscow debutants

 

After the famous phrase “Alles Walzer” — “Everyone waltz!,” the dancing debutants were joined by the guests who danced waltzes, polkas, and gallops until midnight, followed by the famous Russian midnight quadrille, and then tango and foxtrot, jive, quick-step, cha-cha-cha and rumba. The dance and concert program of the Ball was accompanied by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra “Russian Philharmonic,” the jazz orchestra “Dance-Land” conducted by Semyon Milstein.16. Vienna Ball in Moscow dancing16. Vienna Ball in Moscow dancing 216. Vienna Ball in Moscow dancing 316. Vienna Ball in Moscow dancing 4

The Vienna Ball in Moscow is a charity event. This year the beneficiary of the ball is the foundation “Culture for Children”. The Sixteenth Vienna Ball in Moscow was  hosted by the President of the Russian Dance Union, Stanislav Popov and Russian ballerina, People’s Artist of Russia, Ilze Liepa.

16. Vienna Ball in Moscow Ilze Liepa

 
One of the biggest cultural event uniting people from over the world
to share love to classical music and dancing!

 

 

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