From April 9 to 12 VIII All-Russia Ballet festival "Sterkh" takes place in Yakutsk. This year world ballet stars will take part in the event, including The Bolshoi leading artists.
"La Bayadere" ballet hasn't been performed on The Bolshoi stage this season, but the audience of the festival will get to see it with Evgenia Obraztsova on April 11. The Bolshoi Ballet principal will enter the stage of State Opera and Ballet Theatre of Sakha Republic (Yakutia) in character of Nikia, her partner for that evening will be Kimin Kim, Mariinsky Theatre first soloist.
April, 12 the festival will celebrate the solemn finale with guests from leading musical theatres of Russia. The Bolshoi Ballet principals Ekaterina Krysanova and Semyon Chudin will take part in gala concert as well.
The providers mentioned that this is the first time in 7 years of the festival's existence that gathered that much of star guests.