Belarus Day

7. 7. 2017 at 20:30
Bled Festival Hall

The formation and development of Belarusian national culture from pagan times to XX century inclusive. The performance is based on historical, archaeological, folklore and ethnographic materials. 
The purpose of the project is to show the formation and development of the Belarusian nation and culture by means of modern choreography, ancient musical instruments, national costume, household items until the present day.

The author and project manager Valentina Gaevaya is the artistic Director of the Belarusian State Honored Choreographic Ensemble «Khoroshki» (from 1974 to the present day), famous Belarusian choreographer, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Belarus, of the Special Prize of the President and of the award «For Spiritual Revival», awarded with the Medal of the Order of Francysk Skaryna. She is also awarded the honorary title People's Artist of Belarus.

Valentina Gaevaya thoroughly learns cultural heritage of Belarus, reinterprets it in a unique and skillfully manner, returns it to life. Over 40 years of work with the Ensemble «Khoroshki» Valentina Gaevaya has created a great number of original programs. She skilfully combines original Belarusian folk dances and theatrical choreographic performances: «The legend of Turov», «Polotsk Notebook», «Farewell to the twentieth century!», «Good evening, guests!», «The Belarusians» etc.

The ensemble «Khoroshki» has presented performances on the best stages around the world: Los Angeles Citizen Hall, Sports and Concert Arena named in honour of King Hussein of Jordan, San Remo Festival Hall (Italy), Philharmonic Concert Hall (Munich, Germany), The State Kremlin Palace of Congresses (Moscow), Concert Hall «Russia» (Moscow), Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (Moscow), Oktyabrskiy Big Concert Hall (Saint-Petersburg), Emirates Palace (United Arab Emirates), Budapest Concert Hall (Mupa) (Hungary), Beijing National Theatre (China), Concert Halls of the International Exhibition EXPO 2010 (Shanghai) and EXPO 2015 (Milan), etc.

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