The International Ballet Competition and Contest of Choreographers that is held at the Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow every four years can be considered the Olympic Games in the world of ballet. It’s a prestigious competition with a great history led by the great Yuri Grigorovich for many years. This year the Jury consisted of the most important figures such as Marina Leonova, Rector of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Nikolay Tsiskaridze, Rector of the Vaganova academy of Russian Ballet, Vladimir Malakhov, choreographer, Prima ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet Svetlana Zakharova and others.
Today we are happy to publish some of the photos made by our affiliated photographer Elena Pushkina during the competition. Enjoy the Winners Gallery!
EVELINA GODUNOVA, Latvia. I Prize (Women Solo, Seniors)
ADAMSHAN BAKHTIYAR, Kazakhistan. I Prize (Seniors, Men Solo)
OKAWA KOYA, Japan. I Prize (Seniors Men Duet)
MORAES GOMES AMANDA, Brazil. (II Prize Seniors Women Duet)
KOKOREVA ELIZAVETA, Russia (I Prize, Juniors, Girls Duet)
PARK SEONMEE, South Corea (I Prize, Juniors, Girls Duet)
ZAKHAROVE DENIS, Russia (I Prize, Juniors, Boys Duet)
BEYER ELISABETH, USA (I Prize, Juniors, Girls Solo)
CINO MARK, Russia (I Prize, Juniors, Boys Solo)
Photos courtesy of Elena Pushkina, Anna Pavlova Network. All rights reserved