The Viennese Ball, tradition stretching back over centuries

Beautiful dresses, elegant pas and mindblowing rhythm of mazurka - all this featured the recent Viennese Ball, that took place in Gostiniy Dvor, Moscow, on the 25th of May.

The Viennese Ball has been held in Moscow since 2003 with overwhelming success. Every year it starts with a dazzling opening ceremony by over 100 débutantes, followed by an elegant dinner with authentic Austrian cuisine and a real Austrian Kaffeehaus (coffeeshop). During the evening guests are entertained by five different orchestras and the traditional concert - a highlight of the evening - has featured such names as Roberto Alagna, Dmitry Khvorostovsky, Marcelo Alvarez, Dmitry Korchak and the Vienna Boys' Choir. The dance floor is filled through the evening with guest dancing to both modern and traditional rhythms.

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