Best of Delhi International Arts Festival 2016, India

WION Edge: Performers from Ballet Productions Group of Russia perform at the closing ceremony of the 10th Delhi International Arts Festival

The earliest form of ballet in Russia dates back to the year 1689.

The earliest form of ballet in Russia dates back to the year 1689.

Ballet Productions Group of Russia at the closing ceremony of the 10th Delhi International Arts Festival 2016.

Ballet Productions Group of Russia at the closing ceremony of the 10th Delhi International Arts Festival 2016.

In its early years, the ballet was not considered a source of entertainment but an idealised way of behaving.

In its early years, the ballet was not considered a source of entertainment but an idealised way of behaving.

Jean-Baptiste Land? was a French ballet dancer, active in Sweden, Denmark and Russia. He is famously known as the founder of the Mariinsky Ballet.

Jean-Baptiste Land? was a French ballet dancer, active in Sweden, Denmark and Russia. He is famously known as the founder of the Mariinsky Ballet.

Ballet uses different forms of expression in their dance routine.

Ballet uses different forms of expression in their dance routine.