The song and dance ensemble of the Alexandrov restored after the crash of Tu-154

The song and dance ensemble of the Alexandrov restored after the crash of Tu-154

Moscow. 16 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the defense Ministry has restored the Academic song and dance ensemble named after Alexandrov’s death in a plane crash December 25, 2016 of his artists. The updated ensemble on Thursday for the first time came to the scene of the Central academic theatre of the Russian army.

“Today, on this stage the first performance will be updated Twice red-bannered Academic song and dance ensemble of the Russian army named Alexander Alexandrov. December 25 tragedy claimed the lives of our friends. We remember and love them. They will forever be the heart of the team. But life goes on. Our duty to them to preserve the unique ensemble,” said state Secretary — Deputy defense Minister Nikolai Pankov, opening the concert.

He said that the restoration of the legendary group in the shortest possible time has become for the Ministry of defence, the most important task.

In a short time has done tremendous work, the result of which you see today. Aleksandrovtsy have inspired people in the most critical situations. They applauded the residents of over 70 countries. I hope today they will prove that the ensemble has retained its unique sound and powerful energetically Pancontinental of the Minister of defence of the Russian Federation

According to him, the new artists became the best of the best.

“The main criterion for selection was not only excellent vocal and selfless desire to serve their country. I’m sure the new voice will give a powerful impetus to the development of the ensemble and at the same time will multiply the glorious traditions of the main creative team of the Russian army”, — said Pankow.

In the program of the first concert includes traditional compositions of the ensemble “Kalinka”, “Alexander’s song”, “Enchanted dal”, “Along the Piterskaya”, “Time in a way-road”, “darkie”, “Cranes”, “invincible and legendary” and a mash-up. on the subject of military songs.

This statement opens the tight concert schedule of the artists. On February 23, the artists will perform at the concert dedicated to the celebration of defender of the Fatherland Day at the State Kremlin Palace, February 24 — at the opening ceremony of the III winter World military games in Sochi.

Aircraft of the defense Ministry, Tu-154, bound for Syria, fell into the Black sea on the morning of 25 December 2016 in a few minutes after departure from Sochi. On Board were 92 people, including soldiers, journalists, song and dance ensemble of the Alexandrov and the head of the Fund “Fair aid” Elizabeth Glinka.