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).