XIII International Ballet Competition, Bolshoi Theatre. Winners

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)


DSC_5565_Adamzhan Bakhtiyar

ADAMSHAN BAKHTIYAR, Kazakhistan. I Prize (Seniors, Men Solo)


Okawa Koya

OKAWA KOYA, Japan. I Prize (Seniors Men Duet)


Moraes Gomes (pas de deux Swan Lake partner Timaev Mikhail)

MORAES GOMES AMANDA, Brazil. (II Prize Seniors Women Duet)


Kokoreva Elizaveta-2

KOKOREVA ELIZAVETA, Russia (I Prize, Juniors, Girls Duet)


DSC_5140_Pak Seonmee-Lee Sangmin (senior) (pa de deux Talisman)

PARK SEONMEE, South Corea (I Prize, Juniors, Girls Duet)


Denis Zakharov-Kokoreva Elizaveta

ZAKHAROVE DENIS, Russia (I Prize, Juniors, Boys Duet)


Beyer Elisabeth

BEYER ELISABETH, USA (I Prize, Juniors, Girls Solo)


Cino Mark

CINO MARK, Russia (I Prize, Juniors, Boys Solo)

Photos courtesy of Elena Pushkina, Anna Pavlova Network. All rights reserved