Nelson Mandela Humanitarian Award in Brooklyn, New York
In October 2016 the company performed during Third Annual Nelson "Madiba" Mandela Humanitarian Award organized by the Bedford Stuyvesant Museum of African Art (BSMAA) at the Brooklyn Music School located in downtown Brooklyn near to Atlantic Avenue Terminal, BAM and the Barclay Center. Exact address: Brooklyn Music School, 1157 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11216. Dancers and musicians provided 15 min performance of Tatar, Ukrainian, and Russian traditional dances, music, and songs performed on balalaika and garmoshka. Cast of performers: Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, dancers Sergey, Konstantin Tulinov and Vladimir Nikitin.