The dance group from South Ossetia became the winner of the festival "Russian Terpsichore"

Tue, 26/11/2013 - 15:31

South Ossetian folk dance group "Amond " under the Department of Culture of the Administration of Tskhinval District of South Ossetia became the winner of the XI festival-contest "Russian Terpsichore" (held November 21 - 23 in Essentuki ) in the nomination "Folk Dance," said the news agency " Res" the art director of the group Radion Kozaev.
According to him, "Amond" was awarded the first degree diploma in the nomination "Folk Dance", which was attended by the 11 older age groups from various regions of the Russian Federation.
"Our competitors were well prepared, but the jury awarded the victory to our team, brilliantly performed the Ossetian folk dance "Simd." In addition, our dancers Alexander Abaev, Hamlet Kokoev and Alan Alborov were recognized as the best dancers of the festival and awarded special prizes, "- said Kozaev.
The jury included the well-known cultural figures - artists, choreographers from Russia and other countries. Kozaev has also noted the high organizational level of the festival.
"We were welcomed very cordially. I want to thank the organizers of the competition - the event has become a platform where young artists from different regions of Russia had the opportunity to display their talent, "- said Radion Kozaev.
Assistance in the organization of the trip was rendered by the Ministry of Culture of South Ossetia.
" I want to express my gratitude to the Minister of Culture of the Republic Makharbeg Kokoev for his assistance in organizing the trip," – underlined Kozaev.
The art director of the folk dance group "Amond" Rodion Kozaev was declared the winner in the nomination "The best choreographer" and awarded a special prize.
The festival-competition "Russian Terpsichore" is conducted to reveal and support the talented choreographers and performers, develop and popularize choreographic art, strengthen cultural ties and exchange experience between choreographic collectives of the cities and regions of the Russian Federation, increasing the level of mastery of the participants.
The festival is organized by the City Hall of Essentuki, the municipal cultural institution "Palace of Culture" and the Moscow independent creative organization "The Calling."

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