"The Arrival of Spring" - Russian Dances
Geographical origin: Russia
Choreographer: Marinko Popovich
The choreography is consisted of two dances which in the musical and performing context merge into one solid unity:
1. Хоравод (Haravod) – the oldest and the most widespread form of the Russian dance in which always existing feeling of unity. Haravod, or walk, was performed or as a dance or as a spiritual ritual.
2. Русская пляска (Russian Plyaska) – dance of overall joy, pleasure, friendship and happiness which is characterized primarily by improvisational character.
Haravod, Kalinka, plyaska ... are brought on the scene with a great atmosphere, high spirit, acrobatics ...