Last night, that showed in a Big on 31 December in different years

Last night, that showed in a Big on 31 December in different years© RIA Novosti. Eugene to Novostinearly in fotobanka kocharov, columnist MIA «Russia today»

The last night of the year many choose to spend in a theater or concert hall. The main demand in this new year’s evening «Nutcracker» of all stripes.

But Tchaikovsky’s ballet the tale of Hoffmann was not always a fixture of Christmas and new year holidays. We have studied the posters of the Bolshoi theatre and found out how fun the listeners in different years 31 Dec.

1901. The ballet «Sleeping beauty»
The unique archives of the Bolshoi theatre become publicly available thanks to the digitization project of documents «Reveal the story».

Media group «Russia today» became a partner of the project and spoke about him in many languages.

2 months since the start of the action the project was joined by about 3,400 volunteers from 110 countries, among them Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Georgia, Baltic States, UK, China, Egypt, Turkey, Italy, Spain.

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