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  • Location: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
  • Duration:  90 minutes (approx.)
The evening begins in the Nikolaevsky Palace restaurant where you will discover traditional Russian dance and music during an elegant reception.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a traditional Russian dance and musical performance
  • Experience the history, spirit and traditions of Russia in one unforgettable evening
  • Sit back and enjoy elaborate folkloric dances and listen to traditional music from Russia
  • Includes delicious buffet with traditional Russian food and drinks

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What You Can Expect

Folklore Show 'Feel Yourself Russian' with Russian Buffet Dinner

Folklore Show 'Feel Yourself Russian' with Russian Buffet Dinner

There is no doubt; without the folk show "Feel yourself Russian" your visit to Russia wouldn't be complete. This show is the unique opportunity to experience the history, spirit and traditions of Russia throughout one evening.

The show starts with the dance group "Reverance", the beautiful ladies in their crinolines and the elegant cavalier, accompanied by the "Peters Quartet", a vocal quartet performing classical folk songs, lyrical romances and Russian Orthodox hymns. It is followed by a Cossack song and dance company "Maidan", formed in 1992 by the honored artist V. Drachev. The skillful group reproduces on stage Cossack songs and dances in their original form. The dancers of "Petersburg Stars" have their own repertoire including: lyrical dances of the Russian North, dances of the Cossacks from the Don and Voronezh and dancing miniatures of the Urals and Siberia.

The show consists in two parts of 45 minutes each and lasts one and a half hours in total. In the intermission, refreshments will be served. Enjoy a buffet table of fruit, canapés with red caviar, ham, Russian-style Salami, cheeses, Russian vodka, champagne, red wine, mineral water, juice and soft drinks. During the interval, classical quartet will perform alongside with the dancers in crinolines.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Really good show. Just a small buffet in the interval but enjoyable. Champagne and vodka too!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Beautiful show, wonderful experience!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Not to be missed. read about previous comments about the poor buffe. At least on the day we went there was enough food for everyone.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

This was definitely one of the highlights of our visit. Just loved the whole experience. The dancers were just amazing and I would recommend it anytime. The buffet dinner is not really a dinner, but rather just some finger snacks, but we were there for the show, not really to eat, so did not mind at all.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

awesome and energetic

graeme.pattinson
South Africa

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2012

Excellent show

Victoria S
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2010

A very exciting performance by the dancers and musicians and an enjoyable buffet consisiting of canapes with champagne, vodka, and soft drinks. However, the grand staircase may prove difficult for some people and there was no lift available. The pre-booked private car transfers were a very good idea as there were no taxis nearby.

4 star rating: Recommended June 2015

Full of excitement,emotions and amazing tour. Explored hermitage, Kazan cathedral ,peter and paul fortress,St Isaac cathedral , cathedral of Christ on spilled blood,Nevsky prospekt street and much more. Beautiful Venice of Russia, city of canals,magic city of St Petersburg.

4 star rating: Recommended January 2015

I had to wait for approx 15 minutes on the stairs in front of the ticket office's closed door. When my turn eventually came, I handed my voucher to the lady there and she said my booking is not listed. Not until I insisted did she make a phone call to someone and then said nothing to me, but handed me a ticket. I asked her to which way will the performance will be held, because for me the venue seemed so grand. With an indifferent look she replied, "I don't understand." That's funny, because she had been speaking English with me. What didn't she understand?

It says here "with Russian Buffet Dinner". I'm still wondering now where was that "dinner"? Yes, there were refreshments during recess time. Yes, I know, inclusions and exclusions are specified in the details. But even if it were a paid dinner, I didn't see anything like that. Why put something on the title which is actually not the real fact?? Moreover, putting "dinner" along in the title gives the impression that the offered price includes dinner. Exclusions are normally not stated on the title, aren't they??

The show itself was great, worth to see. Nothing is to be regretted about this.

I bought the DVD of the show which was sold during recess hour. I have to say that the recording was poorly made. The sound and editing ruined the actual art. Back home, to those who I showed the DVD, I had ensure them that the real show I watched was way way more beautiful and not boring at all.

4 star rating: Recommended December 2014

Good show to experience Russian dance and song

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