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Fairy tale stands on tiptoe

Enjoy the visual feast as fairy tales come to life in Cardiff.

Cardiff St David Hall will honourably presents a series of classical ballets performed by the well-known Russian State Ballet joints with Orchestra of Siberia from 17 to 30 December, which might light up your Christmas festive season.

The Nutcracker(Picture from Google)

The Nutcrackers

It adapted from E.T.A. Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. The magical story happens on Christmas Eve, when midnight comes and toy dolls awake. It’s criticized that “the scenery has turned the stage to a winter wonderland.”

Timetable – 17 & 18 Dec: 2pm & 5.30pm; 19 Dec: 7pm

Sleeping beauty from the English National Ballet(Picture from Google)

The Sleeping Beauty

It’s almost every girl’s favourite fairy tale. Combined with Tchaikovsky’s splendid score, finery and wonderful stage, this ballet can be considered as a masterpiece.    

Timetable – 21 & 23 & 24 Dec: 2pm; 22 Dec: 2pm & 7pm

English National Ballet's Swan Lake(Picture from Google)

Swan Lake

It’s “a powerful performance of a tragic tale” and the most romantic ballet. Ease your mind and follow the rhythm of Dance of the Little Swans, and enjoy Tchaikovsky’s great work.

Timetable: 27 Dec: 2pm; 28 & 29 & 30 Dec: 2pm & 7pm