16 August 2010, Monday, 17:58

The ballet dancer from Ufa has become the second at the international contest in Istanbul

author: Alfia Agliullina

The soloist of the Bashkir State Theater of opera and ballet Irene Sapoznikova has become a laureate of the international ballet show in Istanbul.

The news service of the theater reports this young but already prestigious contest was held this summer just for the second time. Nonetheless the dancers from France, Germany, Czechia, Japan, China, the USA, Bulgaria, Russia, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Turkey were in the list of its participants.

Nine dancers reached the finals, including two Russians and one of them was Irene Sapoznikova. She won the silver medal.

themes: ballet, contests