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Sergiev Posad: An Introduction 

The first stop on our Golden Ring of Russia series. Sergiev Posad is one of the best known destinations on the route with a long history. The started life as a small wooden monastery, built and used by the Russian patron saint Sergius of Radonezh, and is the home of Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius – the residence of the Russian Patriarch.
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The Nutcracker: Russia’s most enchanting ballet

Many of us will be visiting ballet houses around the world to indulge in the family’s favourite Christmas show, Tchaikovsky’s ‘Nutcracker’. Even those of us that have seen this festive favourite repeatedly might ask ourselves, what are the dances in the Nutcracker? Let’s take a look at the most iconic scenes of one of the best love ballets of all time.
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How to Dance like a Russian

From legendary folk dance to world-class ballet, Russia has a worldwide reputation for dance stretching back centuries. As any Russian would tell you, it is in their blood, and has become an intrinsic part of Russia’s national identity. As our way of paying homage to this much-loved art form, we will teach you about five Russian dances, from soaring leaps to high kicks and squats.
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