Olga Golodets, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, acknowledged and thanked the Penza region and the Province Variety Theatre for the remarkable and professional performance at the Children’s Dance Festival “Svetlana”.
On 31March 2018, Rossiya Concert Hall hosted an impressive show, within which only 17 choreographic groups of the country were honoured to take the stage. Following the show, contest organisers and guests commended the degree of training and skills displayed by the artists of the Province Variety Theatre.
The Children’s Dance Festival “Svetlana” is an event created to identify and support talented children and youth who are dedicated to choreographic art in Russia. The festival is aimed at discovering gifted artists, enhancing professional skills of participants, promoting Russian ballet and supporting Russian choreographic school.The event was initiated by Svetlana Zakharova, winner of the State Prize of Russia, Bolshoi Ballet prima ballerina and etoile of La Scala. The People’s Artist of Russia is also the artistic director of the Children’s Dance Festival.