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Folk Shows in Saint Petersburg are quintessence of rich Russian culture, embodied in traditional dances and songs. Everydoby will understand language of dance and rhytms of songs, no matter, which language he or she speaks. Folkshow is the best way to get acquainted with Russian history and culture and of course to spend unforgettable evening.
As a rule, folkshows include songs and dance os different genres. Very common are traditional songs and dances from villages from Central and Northwest regions of Russia. Every ceremony, been it wedding, ingathering or just a holiday, has its own songs, presented during folkshows.
Another layer of folk culture are Cossacks' songs from Southern Russia. Cossacks are members of independent semi-military communities. They served as border guards and protectors of towns. Cossacks have rick folclore culture, including breathtaking dances and beautiful songs.
Military songs, which were usually performed during important holidays, especially during the Soviet times, also became park of Russian folklore, and are definitely not to be missed.