The Russian Ballet Academy headed by Ms.Slou Akimgereeva in association with the “Crown of Russian Ballet” ballet company gave a concert to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War. There were folk dances of member nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States, songs from the years of the Great Patriotic War, numbers devoted to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War among with scenes from classical ballets. The event was attended by diplomats, South African officials, business people and academics. It was a success with the public.
The concert was organized with the support of the Embassies of the Russian Federation, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Belarus and Republic of Kazakhstan in the Republic of South Africa.