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THE VIII GRAND SEVASTOPOL OFFICERS' BALL AT MIKHAILOVSKAYA BATTERY

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We are happy to invite you to the VIII Grand International Sevastopol Officer's Ball that takes place on June 20, 2021. The event is dedicated to the 325th anniversary of the Russian Navy , Russia’s Day, the Day of the  hero-city of Sevastopol and the 115th anniversary of Dmitri Shostakovich.

 

The Grand Sevastopol Officers’ Ball is a unique cultural project, the only ball to unite the military and the civil society in the common joy of creation. It is one of the most beautiful and brightest traditions of present-day Russia.

 

Annually the event hosts officers’ and civilian couples from all over Russia:  the best officers of the Black Sea Fleet, The Baltic Sea Fleet, the Pacific Fleet, the Northern Fleet, the Caspian Flotilla, residents from different Russian cities and foreign representatives. Among guests there are people from business, art, politics, public officials and philanthropists.

 

The Ball takes place by the sea in a historical place, the Mikhailovskaya Battery square that once a year turns into a splendid open air ballroom. The guests get to the Ball by sea from Grafskaya Quay, the heart of Sevastopol.

 

The Sevastopol Officer's Ball is not about reconstructing the balls of the past, it is an up-to-date project about modern people, a project which reveals their beauty, strength, dignity and courage to prove that culture can work wonders. The Ball is a fairy tale that stays with you forever, because it is you who make it come true. See you soon at the Ball and enjoy your dance!

 

About the VII Sevastopol Officers' Ball

ABOUT THE VII SEVASTOPOL BALL «VICTORY»

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THE BALL PROGRAM AT THE MIKHAILOVSKAYA BATTERY

Military ballroom parade is a solemn greeting ceremony of the military and the civilian couples in the style of ballroom dancing. Every year the ball has its theme and a unique plot. In 2021 the ball is titled «Symphony of the Future» and is dedicated to the 115th anniversary of Dmitri Shostakovich. 

 

An intensive dance programme awaits the guests: the music of the Symphonic Orchestra, the military orchestra parade, performances of opera and choreography stars, charity auction, gala dinner, ballroom games, fireworks and numerous surprises.

PREPARATION

The feature of the Sevastopol Officers' Ball is that its principal characters are the participants. One of the key elements of the ball is its preparation, which itself becomes the cutest event. The main aim is to create an environment for communications, sense of community among the participants.

 

Every day over several months the team of professional choreographers teach the couples dances and social graces. Club-format rehearsals make representatives of various professions, cities and age groups the community of the upcoming ball.

To attend trial rehearsal, please, call 8 (978) 211-15-05

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FEEDBACK AND GREETINGS

«Dear guests of the VII Grand Sevastopol Charity Officers' Ball «Victory»! I congratulate you with this long-awaited beautiful event! It is natural and symbolic that it is in Sevastopol, the hero-city of Russian  glory, that  this noble tradition of Russian balls is being revived. The Officers’ Ball has become one of the hallmarks of Sevastopol . Annually the number of participants increases, the Ball acquires new traditions. It is especially important that this year the Ball is dedicated to the Victory of our people in the Great Patriotic War. The military and civilian couples, like our valiant defenders of Motherland, get together in a dance. The dance in the Great Patriotic War was not just a dance — it was a means of survival. Special front-line concert brigades were created to maintain the spirit of the soldiers. Ordinary city residence during the war also did not stop dancing. And by way of  dancing they expressed all their emotions, all their feelings!


I wish all participants of their VII Grand Sevastopol Officers' Ball preserve traditions and history of our great country — Russia! Let this event become the crown jewel of this year, this autumn, the 75th anniversary of Victory and the 180th anniversary of Pyotr Tchaikovsky».

 

 

Mikhail Razvozhaev

Governor of Sevastopol, 2020

«The tradition of this splendid feat was founded seven years ago. Annually it hosts hundreds of guests from all-over Russia and from foreign states. Today the Sevastopol Officer's Ball is rightfully considered one of the most large-scale cultural events in Crimea reflecting the continuity of generations and eras. The choice of venue is not accidental. Historically Crimea has been of particular importance to Russia. Sevastopol is the symbol of Russian Fleet, officer’s honour, courage and heroism of our soldiers. Today, with the support of the state corporation Rostec, large-scale projects in the field of transport, energy, and social sphere are being implemented here.

 

This year the Ball is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory and  the Day of the hero-city of Sevastopol. We celebrate the 180th anniversary of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and his music will become the jewel of the ball. Such events, undoubtedly,  develop not only the sense of beauty, but help preserve common historical, spiritual and moral values.

 

I with the organizers, the participants and the guests of the VII Grand Sevastopol Charity Officer's Ball sunny mood, good luck and unforgettable encounters!».

 

Sergey Chemezov 

General director of the State Corporation Rostec, 2020

«Historically, balls have occupied a special place in the cultural life of our country. And it is very important that your wonderful project celebrating its first jubilee revives old traditions. Over the past years the ball has become a significant event not only for the residents of Sevastopol and Crimea, but  also has established itself as an awaited and desirable cultural event throughout the country».

 

Vladimir Medinsky

Minister of culture of the Russian Federation, 2018

«Public support of cultural and patriotic traditions at all times was of paramount importance. Today is it also true.The event shows the importance of preserving cultural traditions, love to the Motherland. You have contributed a part of your soul in this grand-scale event, so let the Sevastopol Officers’ Ball be a memorable and inspiring event for each of you!».

 

Stanislav Govorukhin

Actor, director, chairman of the State Duma Committee of the Russian Federation for Culture, 2017

«From year to year this unique event gathers a lot of participants. the Ball revives the best cultural traditions of our country, it reminds us of the level of a true Russian officer. I have no doubt that The Grand Sevastopol Charity Ball will become a memorable event in the cultural life of the country».

 

Anton Gubankov

Head of Culture Department of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, 2016

«The Officer Corps  has proved the  significance of the Spiritual Culture expressing all power of kindness and creativity. It has shown that the Spiritual Culture is the Light, and the Darkness is the darkness of ignorance. The civil and the military are two parts of a single people with common cultural legacy, common feats and common joy. Let the Sevastopol Officers' Ball be a common cultural space, a bridge over the routine, over concerns and misunderstanding.».

 

Iosif Kobzon

Musician, political and public figure, 2015

НОВОСТИ

27 сентября 2020 г. на площади Михайловской береговой батареи состоялся VII Большой Севастопольский Благотворительный Офицерский Бал «Победа!», посвященный двум юбилеям – 75-летию Победы в Великой Отечественной войне и 180-летию со дня рождения П. И. Чайковского. В нем приняли участие более 200 офицерских и гражданских пар со всей России. Всего же на величественном Равелине собралось более 800 человек.  Подробнее >>

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