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Beautiful Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya

Beautiful Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya

Beautiful Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya

Beautiful Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya
Born on November 20, 1925, Maya Mikhailovna Plisetskaya was an outstanding world famous Russian ballet dancer. Frequently cited as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century, Plisetskaya is truly a legend. Her dancing was pure magic. Undoubtedly, she deserved those long standing ovations. She is ONE in history.
Plisetskaya danced during the Soviet era, at the same time as the great Galina Ulanova, and took over from her as prima ballerina assoluta of the Bolshoi in 1960.

Maya Plisetskaya

Legendary Maya Mikhailovna Plisetskaya

Meanwhile, on her 80th birthday, the Financial Times published an article about her. They summed up current opinion about Maya in the prising words. “She was, and still is, a star, ballet’s monstre sacre.. The final statement about theatrical glamor, a flaring, flaming beacon in a world of dimly twinkling talents. A beauty in the world of prettiness.” Besides, the following year, Emperor Akihito of Japan presented to her the Praemium Imperiale, informally considered a Nobel Prize for Art.

Some facts

Plisetskaya transferred the collection of several unique items from her wardrobe to the fashion historian Alexander Vassiliev. In particular, the collection includes the ensemble, consisting of a tunic and a jumpsuit. Fashion House “Pierre Cardin” (Paris. 1973). Also, the ensemble of printed silk, trimmed with flounces. Fashion House “Pierre Cardin”. Paris (The end of the 1980s). And the costume of the two-layer quilted silk “space”, presented personally to ballerina by Coco Chanel.

In fact, these pieces of clothes were on display at the exhibition “Fashion behind the Iron Curtain. From the wardrobe of Soviet-era stars “, opened February 22, 2012 at the Bread House of Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno.

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has personally congratulated the great Russian ballet-dancer Maya Plisetskaya on her birthday. Addressing the audience at the festive gathering dedicated to the occasion, Vladimir Putin has stressed “we are proud that we can call an artist of such fame a Russian ballerina”.

Beautiful Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya

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