LOVE, Ballet&Dabke

PaliRus - cultural media bridge between Russia and Palestine. At the intersection of two countries, we review the similarities and differences, unite creative people, exchange ideas, launch projects, and seek out solutions to social problems.

This video is inviting you on a love journey from mysterious Russian winter to sunny Palestine. Two cultures coming together and creating a beautiful synergy.
The Mainline of the video is a love story of a Russian ballerina and dabke dancer. The beginning starts with the poem by famous Palestinian author Mahmoud Darwish and finishes by Russian Mikhail Lermontov. The main heroes of this video are Ballerina of famous Bolshoi theater and dabke group created by Palestinian students studying in Russia - are not professional dancers but they untied together to express their love to their culture.

“Unity as a big creative power, unity is the key to love and peace.”

Screenwriter, director, editor: Alex Khotyancev 
Ballerina: Viktoriia Litvinova 
Main dabke dancer: Mohammed A. S. Dosouqi
Dabke dancers: Saher M. Y. Shakarna 
Mohammad M. M. Alqadi
Mohamad Belal
Ahmad M. Y. Turabi
Khaled O. K. Abuali
Music by Bhima Yunusov
Other credits in the video