Ivana Harizanova is the youngest participant in XX International Festival “Stars of the world ballet”, which was carried out from 9th to 11th October in Donetsk, the Ukraine. Three evenings seven-years old Ivana Harizanova, student from 2nd grade in Russian Lyceum-Sofia, who is trained in an experimental class of Shara Rahimovna Karsakpaeva in the Russian Ballet School, danced with leading soloists of Bolshoy Theatre, the National Opera of Ukraine, Moscow Academic Theatre for Opera and Ballet “Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko”, Mariinsky and Mihaylovski Theatre, with dancers from Kazakhstan, Ghina, Germany, Russia and Ukraine. She took part in performance “Don Quihote” in the solo party of Amur, that haven’t happen to a ballet dancer on her age, as well as in a evening devoted to the choreography of Leonid Jakobson.
Till now she is the only Bulgarian ballet dancer, who has taken part in a common performance with the names of world ballet Nikolay Tsiskaridov, Igor Piela, Faruh Ruzimatov, Marianna Ribkina, Ekaterina Krisanova and other. On the gala-dinner party about festival closing Ivana Harizanova performed “Bird” on Motsart’s music. Our little ballet dancer was specially greeted by the wife of the president of Ukraine L. A. Janukovich, by the director of the Festival- the actor Vladimir Pisarev and by her famous colleagues who didn’t hide their admiration from what she has done on her age.
Congratulations, Ivana! We wish you a lot of success on famous ballet stages.