First Russian Ball in the Philippines


The first Russian Ball in the Philippines, attended by the Ambassador of Russian Federation Igor Khovaev. The event was organized by Natalya Bronzova, who constantly promotes Russian culture and art in the Philippines.

During the Ball, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation handed an award, the “Bronze Butterfly” to outstanding Filipinos, who helped promote and support Russian Art & Culture in the Philippines. The awardees are: the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Cong. Linabelle Ruth R. Villarica, USEC of Tourism and Executive Director of NPF, Maria FemaDuterte, President of the CCP Nick Lizaso and Dr. Billy Chan, Founder of the Peace Post.

Guests were met by a classical quartet, performed Russian compositors music and video on Russian historical heritage of Moscow & St. Petersburg. Best Art pieces of the Ball’s host Natalya Bronzova were exposed along ballroom walls.

The award “Bronze Butterfly” was created as a symbol of the Russian Ball, by an artist Natalya Bronzova, and casted into bronze. The unique bronze sculpture represents snowflakes at the base and a butterfly at the top, with the initials of Russian Ball in between. Snowflakes represent Russia and the butterfly, the eternal summer of the Philippines; the country of artist origin and the country she choose to stay now.



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