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Russian Fine Arts

Russian Fine Arts

Russian Fine Arts Russian fine arts is synonymous with magnificent galleries and world renowned artists. From the icon paintings of 11th century Kievan Rus’ to the contemporary art of the 21st century, visitors are amazed to discover Russia’s rich and dynamic art history and culture. Russian Art Forms / Genres Purchase Russian Art Must See Arts Galleries...

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Russian Ballet

Russian Ballet

Russian Ballet Russian ballet, an art form inherited from Western Europe, has earned an international reputation of excellence. Very few nations have achieved so much in the development and innovation of the art. Prominent Russian composers, choreographers and dancers have long garnered high regard both at home and on the world stage.   History / Background...

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Russian Opera

Russian Opera

Russian Opera Dating back to the mid 18th century, Russian opera was one of the first West European performing arts to be embraced by a Russian audience. Thanks to a long list of great Russian composers and talented writers, opera in Russia and Ukraine has since gained a high level of respect both at home and abroad. The following outline gives a summary of Russian...

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Russian Drama Theatre

Russian Drama Theatre

Russian Drama Theatre Russian drama theatre, while it gets less attention from foreign visitors than the other performing arts, is enriched in just as much tradition. Many classical Russian playwrights are as famous on world stages as they are at home, and many of Russia and Ukraine’s most historic theatrical buildings are used specifically for drama...

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Russian Classical Music

Russian Classical Music

Russian Classical Music Russian classical music has a proud history of celebrated composers, conductors and musicians. For aficionados of classical music and for those who will be visiting Russia and Ukraine’s historic concert venues, we’ve created a overview of this cherished art form. Included is a brief history of classical music in Russia, CDs, LPs...

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Traditional Ukrainian Dance

Traditional Ukrainian Dance

Traditional Ukrainian Dance Traditional Ukrainian dance is one of Ukraine’s most recognized cultural exports. Known and respected worldwide, audiences are not only entertained with the energetic, often fast paced dance, but by also by elaborate, hand embroidered costume and accompanying folk music. Today, Ukrainian folk dance is mostly performed as...

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