The people of Trivandrum had the privilege of enjoying a brilliant concert by the famous Russian ensemble “Obraz”, that was prepared under the patronage of the Russian Centre of Science and Culture.
The event was organised in association with Inter-Regional Cultural Organisation DOSTOIANIE and Bharat Bhavan (under the Cultural Department of the Kerala Government).
The programme was part of the on-going Federal Programme 2019 - Year of Theatre. The concert was held at the Tagore Hall in the city on October 21, 2019. More than 1200 people watched this splendid performance.
Indeed, the 22-member artists’ group, donned in beautiful consumes and rhythmic movements and accompanied by exciting music, turned the 60-minute cultural evening a memorable one.
“Nocturne”, “Spring Dance”, “My Balalaika”, “Chernomorochka”, “Kalinka” were the among the 15 dance forms performed by “Obraz”.
Mr. Tom Jose, IAS, Chief Secretary, Kerala Government, along with Mr. Ratheesh C. Nair, Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation, Director of the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Trivandrum, and Mr. Pramod Payyannoor, Member Secretary, Bharat Bhavan, felicitated Ms. Natalia Pivovarova, Head of DOSTOIANIE, and Ms. Elena Golub and Mr. Nikolai Sorokin of the “Obraz” team.
Six TV channels and 18 newspapers covered the programme.