Tour of Russian Dance Group “Diamond” in South India

From January 10 to 26, Russian Dance Group “Diamond” from the city of Konstantinovsk, Rostov Region, was touring in South India. The Tour was organized by the Indo-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (IRCCI) with the support of the Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in Chennai.

The head of group “Diamond” is Maria Trofimova. In the repertoire of the studio is not only classic Russian folk dances and the famous ballet compositions but also contemporary dance styles like jazz, modern and others.

On January 22, the concert of group “Diamond” was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Chennai. To enjoy the dance performance, representatives of associations and clubs of the RCSC, compatriots and admirers of art gathered. The chief guests of the evening were Mr. M. C. Sampath, Minister of Industries Steel Control and Special Initiatives, State Tamil Nadu and Ms. Latha, famous Indian actress.

During the tour, the Russian troupe participated in the biggest fair of Tamil Nadu, organized in Chennai for Pongal Festival, in one of the major universities in India, IIT Madras, “Vel Tech” Engineering college and in the conference at “Global” hospital. They also performed in the cities of Trichy and Erode.

The concerts were covered by local media.