KERALA

Russian youth festival

Special Correspondent

Thiruvananthapuram: As many as 40 artistes from Russia are expected to participate in a youth festival to be held here on November 24 and 25 under the auspices of the Russian Cultural Centre.

The artistes, drawn from 10 universities in Russia, will perform a variety of programmes.

The highlight of the festival is a programme featuring dance forms from different Russian provinces. These include folk dance and traditional dance forms.

Students from Russia will perform contemporary dance items. Group dance and music programme will also be staged.

The festival is being organised by the Department of Culture and the University of Kerala in connection with the Year of Russia in India.

Free passes for the programmes can be collected from the Gorky Bhavan at Vanross junction.

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