The opening ceremony of the year of theatre in Russia

On the 13th of December 2018 the opening ceremony of the year of the theatre in Russia (the coming 2019) was held on the stage of the Russian state academic drama theatre  in Yaroslavl. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin  addressed the guests of the Ceremony with a welcoming speech.

Dmitry Ulyanov  performed at the opening ceremony the scene of  coronation of Boris Godunov from the Mussorgsky’s self-titled opera. Also, the Ceremony was attended by prominent figures of the national theatre, such as Honoured Artist of the USSR Vera Vasilyeva, Honoured Artist of the RSFSR Alexander Kalyagin, Merited Artist of Russia Albina Shagimuratova, Honoured Artist of Russia Svetlana Zakharova, artists of the Volkov’s theatre etc.

Click this link to watch the scene of  coronation of Boris Godunov