The Blue Bird. New season.

Period: from October 2016

Channel: Russia 1

The Blue Bird is a competition not limited to just one genre. The Blue Bird unites all people who dance, sing, play musical instruments, perform complex acrobatic and gymnastic events.
The competition represents:
Vocal – classical, folk and pop;
Musical instruments – academic and folk;
Choreography – classical ballet, ballroom and folk dance, acrobatic rock-and-roll; Original genre – circus performance, acrobatics, gymnastics;
Acting – dramatic reading, oratory.
A jury judges the skills of the young talents: the Art Director of Vivaldi Orchestra Svetlana Bexrodnaya, the Provost of the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet Nikolai Tsiskaridze, Russian romantic song performer Oleg Pogudin. They are joined by the virtuoso piano player Denis Matsuev: in season one he debuted as the show’s host, however he was so inspired by the idea of launching new talent that he could not bear to part with The Blue Bird and this season the Honoured Artist of Russia Denis Matsuev will join the jury panel.
Backstage the competitors are interviewed by Alexander Gurevitch.


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