The VIII edition of The Grand Russian Ball will take place on January 11th 2020 in one of the historical palaces – at Palazzo Brancaccio in the centre of Rome. A socio-cultural event aimed to strengthen relations between Russia and Italy, and it is an occasion to send a message of peace.
The event will celebrate the name of the famous Russian writer A. Čechov and his play “The Cherry Orchard”.
Most of the guests will wear elegant costumes inspired by the historical books of XVIII and XIX century. At the past editions of this event we had the honor to receive: the famous Italian singer Albano with his daughter Cristel, the Italian actor Michele Placidi, the Russian film director Nikolaj Burliaev, the famous Russian actresses Olga Kabo, Alika Smekhova, Marina Orlova, Marina Kasankova, the dancers from the Italian Tv programme “Ballando con le Stelle” Natalia Titova, Maria Ermachkova e Samuel Peron, as well as the Italian aristocrats Princes Sforza and Maria Pia Ruspoli with their daughter Giacinta, the Prince Guglielmo Giovanelli Marconi with his wife Vittoria, the RAI’s director Danilo Scarrone, the fashion designer Countess Eleonora Altamore of San Severino, the official Russian portraitist of the Popes Natalia Tsarkova, the President of the Institute of Art Industrial of Moscow Egorov Alexei, the director of the Center of the Russian Science and Culture Oleg Ossipov and other distinguished guests.
Guests will taste the unique lavish Gala Dinner: delicacies from prestigious restaurants of Rome, wines from the most renowned wineries of the country, the incomparable Russian vodka and the delicious caviar.