More than 140,000 viewers from Russia and around the world watched live broadcasts of the first day of the Contest

The first round of the XIV International Ballet Competition has started on the stage of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia. On the first day the jury members and the audience saw the performances of the contestants of the junior and senior groups.

The competition performances were watched online by more than 140,000 viewers from Russia and foreign countries, including Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Germany, Great Britain, USA, Vietnam, Japan.

Today the 1st round will continue, and in the evening we will find out the names of those who have passed to the next round.