MIL-OSI Russia: The song and dance ensemble of the Airborne Forces presented its performance as part of the anniversary concert tour in honor of the 85th anniversary of its founding to the participants of the joint Russian-Egyptian tactical exercise “Defenders of Friendship-2021”

1

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

As part of the joint Russian-Egyptian tactical exercise “Defenders of Friendship-2021”, artists of the song and dance ensemble of the Airborne Forces performed in front of its participants.

As part of an anniversary concert tour in honor of the 85th anniversary of its formation, which will be celebrated in December of this year, the song and dance ensemble of the Airborne Forces presented the participants in a joint tactical exercise conducted on the basis of the formation of the parachute troops of the Arab Republic of Egypt by Cairo.

The concert program, demonstrated for the first time in the host country of the exercise, included Russian folk songs and dance compositions. The artists performed musical numbers on folk instruments – balalaika and button accordion.

The concert brigade of the ensemble sang songs about service in the army and airborne forces, love for the Motherland and military duty. In addition, folk and front-line songs “Kalinka”, “Smuglyanka”, “Lady” and Katyusha, recognizable in all countries, were performed, which were greeted by the audience with thunderous applause.

At the end of the concert program, the song and dance ensemble of the Airborne Forces performed the anthem of the Airborne Forces – the song “Sineva”.

For reference:

The joint Russian-Egyptian tactical exercise “Defenders of Friendship” is being held for the fifth time this year.

For the first time, Russian and Egyptian paratroopers worked out joint tactical actions near the city of Alexandria in the Arab Republic of Egypt in 2016.

In 2017, a joint exercise was held in the Krasnodar Territory on the basis of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Assault Mountain Formation of the Airborne Forces.

In 2018, in Egypt, participants in a joint exercise honed their skills at the paratrooper training ground near Cairo.

In 2019, for the first time, servicemen of the special operations forces of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus took part in joint exercises. The exercise took place at the Dubrovichi training ground of the Tula Guards Airborne Force in the Ryazan Region.

1 2 3 4 5

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

MIL OSI Russia News