The film tells about the main types and forms of construction of Russian folk dance in various regions of Russia.
Russian rural landscape, panorama.
Dance on the banks of the river with a performance of Russian folk songs.
Fragments of Russian popular prints depicting folk festivals with dancing.
Fragments of prints with the image of the dance and musicians of buffoons.
Samples of patterns and patterns of Russian lace.
Students of the Moscow choreography school perform a round dance, holding hands.
Dance "Round the circle".
Two circles of dance around.
Dance in the form of "Eight".
The performance of the linear form of dance.
Build dances in the form of a "Hoop", "Snake", "Basket", "Stars".
Kinds of ornaments Russian lace.
Panorama and types of villages in the Arkhangelsk region.
Women in traditional costumes walking down the street of the village.
The beginning of the dance, the transition of participants from one pair to another.
The second part of the festivities - "set", invitation to the dance.
The beginning of the dance to the song, the participants dance in a circle, holding handkerchiefs to each other.
Rural dance in "Snake".
Locations: Moscow  Arkhangelsk region 
Seasons: Summer 
A fragment of the wooden carvings of one of the houses in the Arkhangelsk region.
Women dance in a circle in the form of "Baskets" under the popular Russian song, the faces of the participants.
Panorama of the village dance in pairs.
Landscape of Central Russia, the panorama of the birch forest.
Pond in the woods.
The farmers of the village Sekirino Ryazan region perform dance with him never happened in the meadow by the forest, the song "there Is a smithy on the mountain".
Trunks of birch trees.
Forest landscape in the Bryansk region.
Women from the village of Dorogawa perform dance to the song "Zapletina, the fence."
The types of linear-circular dance (above).
Performance of dance in the form of "Gates" without breaking hands.
The southern Russian rural landscape.
Execution by the farmers of the village Begichëvo of dance-tank "Loop".
Features of the southern Russian dance, the position of the hands of dancers.
The movement of the dance along a complex curve, dancing feet beat out a fraction.
Performance of dance-the tank in which the participants are connected by belts.
Performance by the contestants of dance figures of "the Gates".
Participants of the dance, the figure of "Carousel."
Kind of dance during a performance of "Carousel".
Russian wooden toy depicting a bear and a blacksmith.
Performance by residents of the village of Karpogory old North playing of dance "the Rascals".
Women bind men's hands with ribbons, leaves in pairs.
Men stand with related tape arms.
Locations: Arkhangelsk region  Ryazan region  Bryansk region  Moscow 
Seasons: Summer 
Performance by residents of the Northern village of Karpogory of dance "the Rascals".
Women perform the song, the men sing, standing opposite with related tape arms.
Faces of women.
Hands of men associated with ribbons, the women removed the tape from the hands of men.
Men and women are split by svim pairs and dance in a circle with a performance of the song.
Russian wooden toys.
Residents of the village of Rybinsk Kalinin region perform dance "Walking gentleman" in a clearing in a birch forest.
The dance party - "groom" with him never happened bypasses the circle and chooses a "family" - partners in the dance in the center of the circle.
The groom dances with the "relatives."
Types of dance, the face of one of the participants.
Straw Russian toys.
The farmers of the village Borki Degtyanoe Ryazan region, performing an ancient dance "the Sandman".
Two participants in the center of the circle.
The man in the center of the round chooses a mate.
Examples of Russian wooden toys.
Bryansk women from the village perform the dance of the satirical "Pro priest" persons participating in the dance.
The soloist in the center of the dance depicting the characters.
Samples of the balalaika.
View of a rural festival.
Dance festival participants.
Demonstration in the classroom of female solo dance.
Part of the dance - out, development, climax and conclusion of the dance.
Locations: Moscow  Ryazan region 
Seasons: Summer 
Building a men's solo dance: beginning, development, ending, energy output of the musician in the dance.
Demonstration of paired dances.
Pair dance competition.
One partner starts "tunneling", is offering his rival a "knee".
The second partner repeats, this is a "knee" and gives his.
Partners give each his "knee" making it up.
Dance of the inhabitants of the Northern village Dorogogichi on the jetty in front of the club to the accompaniment of the accordion.
A man starts a steam room dance.
Partner causes the enemy starts pereplyas.
Combined steam games dance with the challenge of change.
Options mixed doubles dance.
Mixed pair dance inside the circle, to the song.
A pair of women's pereplyas.
Residents of the village of New Goldaeva Ryazan region perform pereplyas with the rhymes.
Mass pereplyas with improvisations and ditties to the accompaniment of accordion and harmonica.
Painted wooden ware.
The performance of a group dance with a common pattern of movements.
Locations: Moscow  Arkhangelsk region  Ryazan region 
Seasons: Summer 
The villagers Dolzhenkova Kursk region perform a group dance with songs.
Performance group dancing under cubicle - reed pipes, the faces of the women playing on cobalah.
Demonstration of the composition of the dance (above).
Flowers in a meadow.
The faces of the villagers playing folk musical instruments.
The execution of Kursk dances "Timone".
Participants dance dance, divided into three, legs, and face dancers.
Rural orchestra plays.
Option complex composition of the Russian group dance, set in the class of the ballet school.
Participants perform exactly specified drawings.
The youth of the village Dubrovka Bryansk region takes the complicated group dance.
Types of figures of group dances.
The performance of the Northern dance "Eight", accompanied by a song.
A group of women draws a figure eight with their dancing, face dancing women.
Execution of villagers Dorogoy dance "Volmer".
The performance figures of the dance parties, the face of the accordion.
Russian folk clay toys.
The performance of Russian North quadrille villagers Dorogoy, fresh build and some figures of the quadrille.
Demonstration of the basics of complex linear goragorskiy quadrille.
Locations: Bryansk region  Kursk region  Moscow 
Seasons: Summer 
Performance goragorskiy linear quadrille.
Circular figure goragorskiy quadrille.
A clear demonstration of constructing a line of dance class ballet school with different number of pairs.
The main composition of the linear quadrille.
Performance by residents of the village Kalinin region of the Rybinsk corner of quadrille with the movement of the pairs of diagonally.
An example of the construction of the "square" quadrille (top).
An example of circular forms of construction of the quadrille, dancing going in a circle.
The performance of circular Kurovskoe quadrille villagers kurapova the Kuibyshev region to the tune of Russian song.
The performance figures Kurovskoe circular dance.
The performance of the linear pokhvistnevskoe quadrille on the Bank of the river artists, dance ensemble.
The figures of the quadrille.
Performance of Russian folk dances of various professional orchestras and ensembles.
Locations: Moscow  Samara region  Tver region 
Seasons: Summer