Arts and Culture

Celebrating the Rich History of Russia with Princess Olga Romanoff Event Patron of The Russian Ball in London

The Russian Ball in London is an exciting event that focuses attention to the rich history of Russia, the similarities between Russian and English cultures and, building a bridge between the two nations to achieve peace and harmony.

Russian ball men and ladies

The organisers of the Ball, Vebamos Event Management Russian Balls Worldwide, have spared no expense in bringing to London the brightest stars of the world famous Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theatres; this event is poised to be one of the most dazzling events of the social calendar!

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 Beautiful Performances From Opera and Ballet

Guests to the ball will have the privilege to hear, amongst the leading artists performing at the event, soprano Venera Gimadieva, who sang at Glyndebourne Opera Festival this season, Vasily Ladyuk, Russia’s number one baritone and whose vocal techniques were fine-tuned by Placido Domingo and also be treated to a surprise performance by the Bolshoi Ballet.

performers russian ball

Event Patron, princess Olga Romanoff

Princess Olga Romanoff, a descendent of Tsar Nicholas II, the last tsar of Russia has kindly agreed to be a patron of the event. The Ball will be opened by sixty debutantes and their partners, representing a diversity of countries such as the US, UK, Russia, Georgia, Malta and Estonia – making this a truly international cultural event.  It will also be a memorable occasion for making new friends and contacts.

[pullquote]“My mission is to bring together people from different cultures and give them the opportunity to form lasting bonds through their appreciation and enjoyment of music and the performing arts” says Dr Elisabeth Smagin-Melloni, CEO and founder of the organising company. [/pullquote]

Best known for its glittering Viennese Ball in Moscow, and also for a series of spectacular balls all over the world, in cities including Kiev, Rome, Vienna, Montreux and Almaty.
The first Russian Ball in London took place at the Royal Albert Hall in December 2013, and was deemed to be a triumph. Guests were treated to performances by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Prima Ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre, Evgenia Obraztsova, amongst many other stellar artists.

Charitable Cause

The Russian Ball supports the charity “Life Line” ( that provides medical assistance to severely ill children. Funds for the charity will be raised during the evening through some great auction prizes. A considerable sum was raised at last year’s event, a part of which was donated to the Russian Orthodox Church in London.

The Russian Ball in London
2nd November 2014
Old Billingsgate Hall London EC3R 6DX

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Russian ball illustration Emperor Alexander II and Shah Nasir-ud-Din during the parade at the Empress meadow
Emperor Alexander II and Shah Nasir-ud-Din during the parade at the Empress meadow

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