Kuban Cossacks

The State Academic Kuban Cossack Chorus — is the "visiting card" of Krasnodar Region, the pride and cultural treasure of the land of Cossacks.
Concert programs: spectacular Cossack shows performed by the chorus, vocal soloists, dance group accompanied by the orchestra of folk instruments.

Concert programs consist of Russian, Ukrainian and Cossack folk songs, including popular folk hits such as "Kalinka", "Unharness the Horses, Boys", "Dumplings"; fiery Cossack dances, many of them with cold steel: sabers, daggers and lances; classical choral pieces, religious music.

What makes the concerts of the Kuban Chorus especially memorable to all the audiences is a large variety of bright, colorful and at the same time historically authentic Cossack costumes and props.

Honorary titles and awards:
1996 — The Kuban Cossack Chorus is acknowledged as a legal heir of the pre-revolutionary Kuban Military Chorus founded in 1811.
1995 — The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Alexiy II gives his blessing to the State Kuban Cossack Chorus for singing chants in churches during religious services.
1993 — The Chorus is awarded the honorary title "Academic".
1990 — The laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine named after T.Shevchenko.
1988 — Awarded the Order of Peoples’ Friendship.
1984 — The winner of the Second Contest of the professional state Russian choruses in Moscow.
1980 — The Diploma holder of the International Festival of Folklore in France.
1975 — The winner of the First Contest of the professional state Russian choruses in Moscow (USSR).
1971 — The Diploma holder of the International Festival of Folklore in Burgas (Bulgaria).

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