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Russian Artistes Perform in Pyongyang

Pyongyang, June 22 (KCNA) — The State Academic Moiseyev Dance Company of Russia on a visit to the DPRK gave a performance at the Ponghwa Art Theatre on June 21 before a capacity audience.

It was appreciated by Kwon Hyok Bong, vice department director of the C.C., the Workers’ Party of Korea, and officials concerned and artistes and working people in the city.

Among the audience were Andrei Karlov, Russian ambassador to the DPRK, and staff members of the embassy here.

The dance company, which had given two successful performances in Samjiyon, staged that day colorful dance pieces it had sincerely prepared.

Through the dance “Guerrillas” well-known to the Korean people presented for dozens of times the performers truthfully represented the courageous battles fought by the heroic people of the former Soviet Union against the aggressors in the period of the Patriotic War to meet the ideological and thematic needs of the work.

They also successfully represented the militant and optimistic life of the seamen of Russia in the dance suite of the fleet of Russia “Apple” through their perfect ensemble and with refined dancing skill and dynamic dance rhythm.
The company also staged dances of different countries and nations.

They included Moldovan drollery dance “Tabakeraska” impressively depicting the old men who wish to see their youth to return while watching a girl at a washing site and Nanai folk game “Wrestling of two children.” These numbers created merry laughter among the audience for the unique and high artistry of the performers.

“Gaucho”, “Kopak”, “Finnish Polka Dance” and “Chinese Ribbon Dance” and other dance pieces were warmly acclaimed by the audience for having vividly represented the optimistic life and national customs of peoples in different countries.

The performers staged a Korean dance to the delight of the audience.
The performance continues.

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