TASK OF THE FOUNDATION
As part of its activities, the foundation plans to support and promote the art of Russian dance, to create and run new ballet projects and productions featuring leading ballet specialists from across the world, to continue the traditions of Russian ballet, to increase patriotism in the arts and to continue the development of links between classical and contemporary dance.
Particular emphasis will be placed on assistance for children’s dance and support for recent graduates of ballet schools who due to circumstances do not have the ability to bring their artistic dreams to life.

THE FOUNDATION’S PLANS INCLUDE
• organizing annual ballet festivals, artistic evenings, master classes, ballet competitions and lectures;
• creating new ballet projects and organizing and running artistic exhibitions;
• assisting the social rehabilitation of retired ballet dancers;
• founding prizes for outstanding achievements in dance, as well as arts and student grants.

FOUNDER
Diana Vishneva

PRESIDENT OF THE FOUNDATION
Victor Vishnev

The foundation of Diana Vishneva, People’s Artist of Russia, recipient of the State Prize of Russia and Mariinsky Theatre prima ballerina, is a non-commercial organization dedicated to cultural, social, artistic, charitable and other social goals