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Hermitage Garden will be the center of the dance world

August 3 2005

August 13 at the Hermitage Garden will be no ordinary festival, where fans of the ancient art of Terpsichore will become a party to this dance extravaganza. Everyone will be able to improvise to live music of various styles.

During the day at several venues performances by musical groups from England, Africa, America, India and Russia. The festival will attend the American team Royal Crown Revue, gave the world the musical direction of "neo-swing."

Group Neck (Ireland - London) is the follower of the world-famous band The Pogues, performing an Irish punk rock. Corporate Style Neck - a mix of powerful vocals and heavy guitar riffs that sound, accompanied by traditional Irish instruments - fiddle, banjo, tin whistle and Irish bagpipes.

Specificity of the group allows it to act with equal success, and live Celtic music and punk festivals. Double-team participated in the legendary Glastonbury Festival and has repeatedly visited on tours to Europe and America.

Expected performance of the group Strings (India - London), performing dance hits and songs Bolivuda of Indian movies. The team was founded in 1994, and now musicians Strings live in London, appear before the Queen of England, and toured around the world. The Group is renowned for its talented soloist and, in combination, dancer Anuradha.

Incidentally, in Moscow, the show will Strings attended by five performers of Indian dance. Symbolism of Indian dance is available only for the understanding of people dedicated to, but it's not scary. While experts on the national specifics of characters will be busy dance interpretation of images, all the rest can get aesthetic pleasure from the dance itself. And in particular, not only on their intuition, but also from direct involvement.

Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band (USA) played a program in the style of zaydeko. This relatively new style of music emerged in the early XX century in southwest Louisiana and is a wonderful blend of French folklore and the rhythms of Africa, the Caribbean, and Creole music. This music does not exist without the two
musical instruments - accordion and the usual washboard. In the south
America under zaydeko still dancing in bars, on streets and in village

Russia at the festival will represent the Central Military Orchestra of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, Moscow Ragtime Band, "Baroque Soloists under the direction of O. Boyko," Surveyor Kunst "," Paperny T.A.M (Association of actors and musicians) and "The Ship".

In between performances on the big stage, dancing will continue at several stylized dance floors around the garden. For example, in rock and roll site made by the dancers, dressed in accordance with the canons of fashion 50th. For the full entourage on this site promise to drive pink Cadillac, the most powerful speakers which will sound music.

Lovers waltz, foxtrot and tango can execute them on the floor "Pavilion", where is the central military band of the Ministry of Defense. "Baroque Soloists" will perform an ancient European music of 17-18 centuries, under which both dance well pavanes, chimes and minuets.

Everybody can perform these dances at the site "Baroque" to the sounds of classical works by Vivaldi, Scarlatti, Caccini, Carissimi, Giordani, Pepusha, Boccherini and Mozart.And on the court, "Street Dancing" visitors will see a break-dancing hip-hop and acrobatics, performed, as expected for this style - a sound recorder and on a background of graffiti.

Thus, on August 13 in the Hermitage Garden will present dances almost every taste. According to organizers, this festival has never ever held, "this is the first festival in the world, where many thousands of people throughout the day will be dancing to live music of various styles, countries and times."

Maria Pavlikova

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