The international competition laureate, the prize-winner of “Victor Rozov's Crystal Rose”, the Nizhniy Novgorod municipal Folk-song group.
The municipal Folk-song group “Ljubava” was founded in 1997 by the Administration of Nizhniy-Novgorod. Now it is one of the leading professional collectives among folk-song groups in Russia and the only one in its genre in the Nizhniy-Novgorod region.
The program of the folk-song group “Ljubava” includes Russian national songs and dances and also songs and dances of the Volga Cossacks. “Ljubava” is united friendly team of like-minded persons. The members of the group feel deeply the time pulse and know for sure what exactly the spectators wait from them today. Individuality and high professional level of the group are proved by its victories in the international competitions of professionals.
The folk-song group “Ljubava” is the winner of the International competition “Tampere Vocal Music Festival” (Tampere, Finland 2003), the winner of the International competition of Art (Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, 2005) and the prize-winner of “Victor Rozov's Crystal Rose” (Moscow, Russia, 2006). The geography of its tours expands from year to year.
The members of the group were repeatedly on tour in such countries as Italy, France, Spain, Finland, Germany, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and achieved success there.
The folk-song group “Ljubava” is a vivid representative of the Russian school of a folk song and choreography. Cleanliness and beauty of a national voice, originality and emotional expressiveness of dances, sounds of folk musical instruments are a basis of invariable success of the group.
From the very beginning of its activity, the folk-song group “Ljubava” has been popularizing a traditional Russia art in our country and abroad. The purpose of the group is to collect , save and develop the art of our people.
The real professionalism of the group, a constant search for new variants of suits, musical forms and statements has brought the group the world-wide fame and recognition.