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Culture news, 27.05.2003 12:51

Michael Flatley, a world-famous dancer, comes to Saint-Petersburg

Michael Flatley, a world-famous dancer, comes to Saint-Petersburg Michael Flatley, a world-famous dancer, the principal star and choreographer of "Riverdance", the founder of "The Lord of the Dance" troupe comes to Saint-Petersburg to perform for the heads of the state.

According to the "Sunday World"newspaper in Ireland the show will take place on the 31st of May. Flatley will be accompanied by 18 of his top dancers and has been in training for the event for some weeks. He will fly to Russia on his private jet and then travel with President Bush on Airforce One aircraft between the cities of Moscow and Saint-Petersburg to do the show, which will also be attended by the Presidents and Prime Ministers of Britain, Russia, China, Japan and all the Heads of State of the EU and the G8, the top economic powers of the world.

The exclusive event will take place in the magnificent Constantine Palace, which has been completely restored to its original glory for the anniversary celebrations.

Michael Flatley says that he is 'proud to be given the honour of entertaining the people who run the world in a city steeped in history and art.'



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