They Gathered in a Circle for a Dance. Pay Attention to Their Legs When They Disperse

Russians are known for a lot of things — for example, the extreme weather, vodka, and, most importantly, the Igor Moiseyev Ballet. Igor Alexandrovich Moiseyev is one of the greatest choreographers of the 20th century. He is well known for his character dance choreography. It is a dance style that is similar to folk dance, however, it has more professionalism and theatrics.

The video below is one of many Moiseyev’s choreography in a traditional Russian folk song. The video shows dancers depicting the summer.

russian folk dance

The well-known choreography represents mischief, humor, lyricism, and romance of the people of the countryside. Here, they have created a harvest festival. The villagers of all ages, from kids to elders are there to celebrate the day. And they’re all gathered together to cheer on a lovely young couple.

WATCH the mesmerizing performance below.

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