12th Cyprus-Russia Gala Organised at the Presidential Palace

12th Cyprus-Russia Gala Organised at the Presidential Palace

The 12th Cyprus-Russia Gala took place at the Presidential Palace in Cyprus on the 15th September 2018 under the high patronage of the First Lady of the Republic of Cyprus, Andri Anastasiades. Initiated by Ensemble Productions and the Administration of the Cypriot government 12 years ago the Gala has become one of the most significant events in Cyprus and one of the most important events related to Russia outside the country; it brings together cultural, political and business figures from both countries.

As previous years, the entire proceeds were donated to the leading Cypriot charity, Radiomarathon Foundation, which helps our fellowmen with special needs and their families.

During the evening, the First Lady of Cyprus Andri Anastasiades was presented with the Honorary Silver Order “Social Recognition” Award, and The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades was presented with the “Honorary Civil Order of the Silver Cross” Award, for a worthy performance of military and civic duty. An honour for their great humanitarian and cultural contribution for the strengthening of the friendship and cooperation between the two countries, by the Russian National Fund “Social Recognition” and the Sibirsky Allians Group.

The awards were presented by the Ambassador Stanislav Osadchy and the Gala’s founder Olga Balakleets.

The 2018 Cyprus-Russia Charity Gala became another significant cultural experience and a unique opportunity to appreciate the spirit of Russia and the hospitality of Cyprus. This memorable event at country’s most prestigious venue – the Presidential Palace, remains dedicated to the cultural, political and business relationship between Cyprus and Russia.

For yet another year, the well-established artists from Cyprus and Russia united their voices and talents in a unique performance and amazed the attendees.

This year’s artists were: Acclaimed songwriter and singer Michalis Hatzigiannis, M. TURETSKY SOPRANO, a highly successful art project in Russia – the phenomenal all women vocal group, Ensemble LOYKO, one of the most famous virtuoso Gypsy music bands, the a cappella group PYATERO, a unique, acclaimed and prize-winning all male vocal group, recognized from the most demanding audiences around the world.

The Cyprus-Russia Gala was organized and presented by Ensemble Productions Ltd and CRG Cyprus-Russia Gala Ltd, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Cyprus. 

Official Carrier: Cobalt Air