Today, September 10, in Ufa, a press conference of the State Academic Folk Dance Ensemble named after F. Gaskarova, dedicated to the tour of the cities of Russia. The tour will take place from September 18 to 27 as part of the anniversary events for the 80th anniversary of the team and the 100th anniversary of the founding of Bashkortostan.
The director of the ensemble, Honored Worker of Culture of the Republic of Belarus Almaz Saetov, tutors: honored artists of Russia, national artists of Bashkortostan Guzel Absatarova and Rim Abdulmanov, Marat Karimov, musical ballet dancers – national artist of the Republic of Belarus Aisylu Gainetdinova, Elvira Mullabralova, Elvira Mullagralova talked with representatives of the media and Aibulat Bagautdinov.
“We are waiting for a big tour, first in major cities of Russia, then in Bashkortostan. In the middle of November – a tour to the Republic of Vietnam. In the spring and summer of next year we will go on tour to China and Europe. The dance ensemble must ride, we have something to show. There are not so many such unique groups that dance both national and Russian, and the dances of the peoples of the world, ”said Almaz Rasikhovich.
Outside events will be attended by 90 people, including 60 ballet dancers and 18 musicians. The tour will open on September 18 at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall as part of the Days of the Republic of Bashkortostan in Moscow. In the capital, the team will present the dances of the peoples of the Volga region and neighboring countries.
“I think the audience will be very interested to see our program. Our colleagues will come to congratulate us – the collective of the Folk Dance Ensemble named after Igor Moiseyev, the choreographic ensemble “Birch”, the Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army named after A.V. Alexandrova, Pyatnitsky Choir, military collectives of Moscow and our other friends. It will be very pleasant and very responsible for our ensemble, ”said Rim Salimyanovich.
Further, as part of the tour, the Gascar residents will visit Tver (September 22), Veliky Novgorod (September 23), St. Petersburg (September 25) and Nizhny Novgorod (September 27).
For the jubilee creative year, the team prepared a special program. Along with compositions from the gold fund of Fayzi Gaskarov’s heritage: “Gulnazira”, “Zarifa”, “Seven Girls”, “Ancient Dance with a Bucket”, the audience will be presented by choreographers, made a great contribution to the development of the Folk Dance Ensemble named after F. Gaskarova: “Youth of Bashkortostan” by Aidar Zubaidullin, “Tarkhany” by Rif Gabitov, “Blooming Kurai” by Khashim Mustaev, “Seven Clans” by Raisa Nizametdinov. The team will also perform premiere dances – “Salavat” by Marat Karimov and “Rus” by Alexei Shishkin.
Note that the State Academic Folk Dance Ensemble named after F. Gaskarova is the first Bashkir group whose recital will take place on the stage of the Big Concert Hall “October” in St. Petersburg. The team will perform in the northern capital at the invitation of the International Cultural Center. S. Diaghilev.