Behind the scenes in Bolshoi!



Have you ever wanted to attend a rehearsal of the orchestra, to hear the opera soloists practice or see the hard work of ballet dancers? Now you have this opportunity! This time we raffle off such an opportunity for our loyal viewers to go behind the scenes of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus!

In order to become the lucky one, you need to answer some quiz questions that are closely related to our theatre.


  1. The pride of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus – the large chandelier that adorns the ceiling of the auditorium. How much does it weigh?
  2. About 1200 kg B. About 2 500 kg.     C.  About 4 000 kg.


  1. How many square meters of fabric are spent on tailoring an ordinary short tutu?
  2. About 5 meters. B. About 16 meters. C. About 28 meters.


  1. There is a sculpture of God Apollo on the building of the Bolshoi of Belarus, the patron of the arts. Which ballet dancer posed for the sculptor by Gennady Buralkin?
  2. Denis Klimuk. B. Ivan Vasiliev. C. Yuri Kovalyev.


  1. The opera by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride has recently received the highest theatre award of Belarus – the National Theatre Award. How many costumes were made for its premiere in March of 2015?
  2. About 150. B. about 250. C. About 350.


  1. It is estimated that during a single performance of a ballet, the artist performing the leading role goes the distance of...
  2. About 2 km B. About 11 km C. About 21 km.


Send your answers till 12 December (inclusive) by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with Behind the Scenes Tour subject. Don't forget to include your name and mobile phone number. The winner (his name will be defined by a random drawing from all-correct answers) will go on the behind- the-scenes tour of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus.


The draw results will be known on 12 December and published on the official website and on the page "VKontakte" – vk.com/bolshoibelarus the Bolshoi theatre of Belarus. The winner will be contacted via the telephone number provided in the letter.