In this free family-friendly festival Ensemble Productions aim to present a spectacular line-up of Russian culture for both Russians living in London and British people interested in Russian culture, and music and dance generally.
Performers at the event will include: group 'After 11' from the folksong theatre 'Russian Song', founded by the famous folk diva Nadezhda Babkina, Dmitry Danilenko, the recent winner of a 'grand-prix' at the international 'Slavyansky Bazar' festival of arts (2009); the instrumental folk group White Day celebrated throughout Russia for their balalaika and rock performances; the talented young singer Alexa Pol a winner in last year's Russian song contest in London; and the charismatic bluesmen from St Petersburg, Billy's Band.
There will also be performances by a folk dance group from the Tatarstan Republic and the Russian Orthodox Church Choir of London.
The children's programme on The Scoop stage will feature puppet theatre pieces and interactive entertainment.
Added by sjnewton on February 2, 2010