May, 17 "Benois de la Danse"- 2016 nominees' gala concert and award ceremony has been held on The Bolshoi Historical stage. And on May 18 "Benois de la Danse Different Years Laureates" gala concert took place with leading artists from the best world theatres.
The Bolshoi Ballet prima Ekaterina Krysanova got the "Myasin-Benois. Positano-Moscow" prize. Yuri Possokhov got "Best Choreographer" prize for "A Hero of Our Time" ballet.