Rus­sian dancers glit­ter in gala

China Daily (Canada) - - LIFE -

A del­e­ga­tion of Rus­sian bal­let stars re­cently show­cased their tal­ent in the GreatHall of the Peo­ple, pre­sent­ing a gala show to Chi­nese peo­ple in celebration of a cul­tural ex­change be­tween Chi­nese and Rus­sian youth. In­ter­na­tion­ally fa­mous dancers, such asMaria Al­lash, DenisMatvienko and Sergei Pol­unin, per­formed well­known ex­cerpts from La Bayadere, La Cor­saire, and Spar­ta­cus. The show was spon­sored by Rus­sian com­pa­nies Gazprom Bank and Sibur, and Chi­nese com­pany China En­vi­ron­men­tal En­er­gyHold­ings. Rus­sian of­fi­cials, in­clud­ing Am­bas­sador to China An­drei Denisov, at­tended the celebration.

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