Kostroma is the most authentic folk show in Moscow. True ballet masterpiece and an artistic perspective into the depth of Russian history. It is highly educative and entertaining at the same time. The show is recommended for all ages and interests.
Visit: Marina Wilson Private Tours, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictSee the most beautiful folk show in Moscow! Russian national ballet “ Kostroma” presents a series of shows from June 15th to September 15th and includes a historical perspective of Russia from the christening of Rus to the USSR. The show reveals the traditions and lives of people living in the North, South, Caucasus mountains and in Central Russia. The Russian National Dance Show “ Kostroma” cleverly and with great prowess unites lyrical sketches with elements of folklore and ancient Russian epic. It uncovers the Russian culture through the nature of its people, social status and national colouring. You can witness the temporal, urban, village, military culture of Russia. The accurately created images of mother, wife, daughter, son, husband and warrior reflect the heritage of the many generations and the unique spirit of the Russian nation. Kostroma show involves 50 dancers, 15 reincarnations, 10 tons of freight, 600 unique costumes, 300 items of props, 8 sets changes. The signature image of Kostroma is the Girl in Silver - a woman dressed in blue and silver embroidery. In local culture, it is represented by all kinds of handcraft - pottery, knitting, sewing etc. This truly Russian heritage is skillfully transmitted through ballet dance and costumes.