A contestant prepares backstage before her performance during the "Grand Prix of Siberia" international ballet competition, held as part of the 3rd International Forum "Ballet of the XXI Century", at the State Opera and Ballet Theatre in Krasnoyarsk October 8, 2014. About 50 ballet dancers from nine countries including Japan, Italy, Germany, Turkey and Bulgaria took part in the competition judged by a jury headed by the well-known Russian choreographer Yuri Grigorovich, as part of the 5-day-long forum, according to local media and official representatives of the theatre. Picture taken October 8, 2014. Source: Reuters
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