Welcome!

 

The VIII International Festival of Historical Dance will take place in Moscow from 20 to 27 August 2016.
 
The program of the festival will include the workshops of XIX and XX century dances as well as bigger dancing events: Opening Dance Evening, Scottish Ball, XX century Tea Dance and Grand Ball.
 


Teachers:

Richard Powers (USA)
XIX century and early XX century dances

Arnaud Degioanni (France)
XIX century dances

Yuri Slonchenko (Russia)
Russian and European Mazurka

Elana Tarasova (Russia)
workshop for the Grand Ball

The materials from the festival:

Dance descriptions from Richard Powers

The list of mazurka books from Yuri Slonchenko:
1. Petrovsky L. "Rules For Noble Social Dances", Kharkov, 1825.
2.Cellarius H. “La danse des salons”, 1847.
3. Zorn F.A. “Grammatik der Tanzkunst”, 1890.

 

Video:
2009 year, TV "Culture"
2010 year, RIA NEWS
"Trianon studio", from festival 2010
advertisement for the festival 2011
2011 year, report 1
2011 year, report 2
2012 year, video from Grand Ball
2012 year, Russian Mazurka Quadrille (from the Grand Ball)