On March 24 the final round of II all-Russia "Russian Ballet" contest for young dancers took place on The Bolshoi New stage. The winners have been decided individually with 10 point system. The jury announced the verdict right after the end of the contest.
Alexei Putincev from The Moscow State Academy of Choreography got Gran Prix.
Marfa Sydorenko and David Motta Soares from The Moscow State Academy of Choreography won the 1st award.
Alena Ledyakh (The Vaganova Ballet Academy) and Nikolai Malcev (Novosibirsk College of Choreography) ended in 2nd place.
Anastasia Zakharova (The Moscow Academy of Choreography named after L.M.Lavrovsky) and Innokenty Yuldashev (The Vaganova Ballet Academy) have been awarded with the 3rd prize.
The schools that raised the best participants got the awards and money certificates too.
You can watch full record of the final on March 29 at 15:05 by Moscow time on TV-channel "Kultura".
Congratulations to the winners, we wish all the contestants a bright future in ballet!