Series: Outstanding Persons of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Ukrainian choreographer, People's Artist of the USSR Pavel Pavlovich Virsky who made a significant contribution to the development of the dance, enriching it with virtuoso choreographic elements. The ballet master of the Odessa, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv and Kiev theaters of opera and ballet, artistic director (1955 - 1975). The ensemble of dance of the Ukrainian SSR (since 1977 - his name), Virsky in his work affirmed the principles of theatricalization of folk dance, which was organically combined with the classical.
year of issue: 2005
Circulation: 20,000 pieces,
Metal: nickel silver,
Weight 12.8 grams.