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Russian ballet shapes China's embrace of dance

Updated: 2013-03-22 07:06
By Chen Nan ( China Daily)

Russian ballet shapes China's embrace of dance

Dancers from the Russian National Ballet perform Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake in Guangzhou Opera House on Jan 5. Gao Dianhua / for China Daily

Russian ballet shapes China's embrace of dance

When celebrated ballerina Galina Ulanova performed in Beijing with the Soviet dance delegation in 1952, she danced Les Sylphides, to the music of Frederic Chopin and Robert Schumann.

Russian ballet shapes China's embrace of dance

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