One of the most critical periods in Russian history has been undoubtedly the Soviet era.

Filled with political and military issues, very little is said about it was also during this time that strongly boosted the development of artistic shows, and a lot of attention in circuses.

Two years after the Russian Revolution, Lenin himself is responsible for establishing a decree which expropriated all circuses and formed the Great Russian Circus, are its own administrative institution within the government.

From then until now, this institution is responsible for the regulation and operation of all companies in circuses in the country, now called the Russian State Circus Company.

This caused that this type of shows had an incredible development. In fact the Great Moscow Circus is currently the largest fixed circus worldwide and his shows are very famous and popular.

To attend one of them will have to make reservations with the entrance several months in advance. The value ranges from 3 to 30 euros so no need to spend exorbitant amounts of money to see it for yourself in person and one of the most amazing shows on the planet.

Then you leave a video with the sign of a show of the Great Moscow Circus.

But the circus performances are not the only kind of shows that will blow you away in Moscow.

And it is that theatrical performances and dances have also had a long tradition and have played an extremely important role in the history of the show not only Russian, but European and perhaps even globally.

This would be expected if we consider that Moscow has several of the most important theaters in the world, as the Bolshoi, which has its own glory worthy performances.

Pure traditional dances, foreign works and even a mixture of both an intricate part in theatrical game that results in true delights our senses.

If you came to Moscow and you have the opportunity to attend any of these shows, do not think twice and uses that unique experience in life.

Here is a video with some samples of traditional dance performances and interviews with directors and actors who make them possible.