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"International Russian Dance Festival" in Chennai

On January 24, the Russian dance festival with motive of creating a strong Indo-Russian bond was held at the Chennai Music Academy. The performance of 14 dancers lead by Maria Trofimova of the "Diamant" folkdance studio from the city of Rostov-on-Don marked the 19th anniversary of the dance festival organised by the Indo-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industires (IRCCI) together with the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Chennai and the Indo-Russian Cultural and Friendship Society (IRCFS).

The festival was inaugurated by Mr. Oleg N.Avdeev, Consul General of the Russian Federation in Chennai, Mr. Gennady A.Rogalev, Director of the Russian Centre of Science and Culture and the senior officials of the IRCCI and IRCFS.

On completion  of their performance in Chennai the troupe will perform in Coimbatore, Sivakasi, Madurai ad Ariyalur in the upcoming days.