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Festival of Art “Days of Russian Culture in South African Republic”, which is expected to be held on March 2009, is going to be the first planned on a large, prominent and outstanding project for presentation of the many-sided, multifaceted Russian art in South African Republic. Festival will be organized, arranged and performed by Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre, supported by Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, by Ministry of Culture and Embassy of SAR in Russia, by Russian Embassy in SAR, in common with cultural institutions and community of Republic of South Africa.

Creative initiative of arranging and holding of this cultural forum corroborates completely the actuality of mutual cultural, public connections and political relations between Russia and SAR. Guarantee of success is, undoubtedly, the rising interest all over the world in the original, distinctive African cultural traditions and in the grate Russian culture.

The Festivals programme must, according to the intention of the organizers, introduce in SAR the best musical and dancing teams of modern Russia, the real art stars of the XXI century. The workshops, tutorials, education classes, exhibitions, meetings with the famous cultural workers are supposed to be held.

Festival of Art “Days of Russian Culture in South African Republic” is going to be not only striking, impressive, dramatic and brilliant event in the modern international cultural life, but also important stage of intercultural, public and political collaboration between Russian Federation and South African Republic.

4 March
Gala Opening
Gala-concert of the soloists of Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre and the scholars of the Fund of Mstislav Rostropovich
Pretoria
UNISA Hall

5,6 March
«Terem quartet»
Pretoria
UNISA Hall

7 March
Gala-concert of the soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Moscow.
Scenes from popular Russian ballets
Durban
Play house

7 March
Gala-concert of the soloists of Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre and the scholars of the Fund of Mstislav Rostropovich
Pretoria
UNISA Hall

9 March
Gala-concert of the soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Moscow.
Scenes from popular Russian ballets
Johannesburg
Civil Theatre

11, 12 March
Gala closing of Festival of Russian Art in RSA!
Silver voices of Russia – Moscow Youth Theatre Dell’Arte!
Cape Town
Baxter concert hall