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The head of the Russian Dance Union Stanislav Popov and actor Alexander Kuznetsov to be experts of the RANEPA Summer Campus

09.07.2018 19:13

The President of the Russian Dance Union Stanislav Popov, Director General of the Viennese Ball in Moscow Alexander Smagin and a stage and screen actor Alexander Kuznetsov shall be guests of the 7th RANEPA International Summer Campus near Kazan.

Honorary Vice-President of the World Dance Council (WDC), Academician of the International Academy of Arts Stanislav Popov shared his huge experience with participants of the RANEPA International Summer Campus. In 1987, he founded the Russian Dance Union and still remains its President. In 2007 he was awarded the title Honored Artist of the Russian Federation. Producer and Director of the World Cups at the Kremlin (1995), show of the world stars of ballroom dancing Star Ball at the Kremlin (1999), World and European Championships in Moscow (the Kremlin, Luzhniki, and the International Trade Centre), Saint Petersburg, Kazan and Omsk. Chairman of the Jury of the project Dancing with the Stars (2006-2011) on RTR, Chief Dancing Master of the Viennese Ball in Moscow (2003), balls in Vienna, Kiev, Baden-Baden, Montreux and Alma-Ata.

The Director General of the Viennese Ball in Moscow Alexander Smagin shall also deliver his speech to students of the RANEPA Summer Campus. The Viennese ball has been held in Moscow since 2003. It is not only a secular, but also a significant cultural and social event at an international level – the largest and the most famous ball in Russia, one of the biggest balls in the world. In different years the ball debutants were: rhythmic gymnastics world champion Alina Kabaeva, singer Alsu, tennis star Elena Dementieva, synchronized swimming world champion Maria Gromova, gymnast Irina Tchashchina and many others. In addition, the Viennese Ball is a charity event. Funds raised at the charity lottery during the ball are transferred to various funds for children in need of expensive surgery operations.

Actor of stage and screen Alexander Kuznetsov will deliver a lecture “Acting Methods in Business Relations. What Can I Learn from Movie Stars to Become a Star in My Business?” After a great success of the film Jack Vosmerkin – The American, the actor starred in Primorsky Boulevard and Aelita, Do Not Pester Men. In the early 1990s, Alexander Kuznetsov was invited to participate in two big American projects: 13-episode TV series after Jack London Alaska Kid and The Ice Runner. Since 1993, Alexander Kuznetsov lived and worked in the United States. During this time, he appeared in television series Beverly Hills 90210, NYPD Blue, JAG, VIP. He also participated in the films Destroyer, Peacemaker, Space Cowboys. Alexander Kuznetsov became a popular actor in the United States and co-starred along such world-known celebrities as Sylvester Stallone, Clint Eastwood, Nicole Kidman, George Clooney. After 18 years in America, the actor returned to Russia in 2009. He began teaching at the Moscow Art Theatre School and founded an acting school Breeding Mill for Cinema and Television.

The organizers of the RANEPA Summer Campus are the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia, with the support of the ACIG Group of Companies.

General partner: Coca-Cola.

Strategic information partner: TASS. Official information partner: Interfax. Chief information partner: Polit.RU. Online media of the RANEPA Summer Campus: Gazeta.RU. RANEPA Summer Campus newspaper: Parlamentskaya Gazeta. Chief regional information partner: Realnoe Vremya (Real Time). Regional information partner: Expert Tatarstan. RANEPA Summer Campus TV channel: STRBC Tatarstan.

Partners of the RANEPA Summer Campus: News Agency “Tatar-inform”, Strategia magazine,RosBusinessConsulting Tatarstan (RBC Tatarstan),, Kazanskie Vedomosti,,

Media accreditation: Dmitry Sokolov, RANEPA Press Secretary (telephone +7 903 788-38-02).


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