What does Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty have in common? These famous ballets were composed by Russia’s own Pyor Tchaikovsky. Russia has been a great contributor to the arts, with unique ballet’s, and classical music. The pride of Russia.
The opening ceremonies for Sochi’s Winter Olympics and Paralympics will be kicking off come February 7th! There is a bit of mystery around the opening performance; Rumoured to have up to 1,000 performing artists to dazzle interested viewers.
Christmas fair in Alexandrovskiy Garden in St. Petersburg, December 14, 2010. Privet Festive Matryoshka’s!!! Imagine how beautiful this time of year is when Christmas lights shine brightly on Russian and Ukrainian streets. Think of the snow on the ground setting a picture perfect scene, reminiscent of a holiday card. I would like to wish all of you who are celebrating today a Merry Christmas! I hope you all enjoy your day, and to mark this special occasion I’m including beautiful images from both Russia and the Ukraine around this joyous time of year. (I’ll also be wishing my Orthodox Matryoshka’s a Merry christmas come January 7th). + Hoping these pictures put you in the holiday mood in case it hasn’t reached you yet!
I am loving the black details Privet Matryoshka’s today’s post features the young Russian(& American) fashion designer Kira Plastinina. Her capsule creations were inspired by the upcoming 2014 winter olympics that will be held in Sochi, Russia. The evening gown styled