Image Capture: May 1990
Destination: Soviet Union, Moscow, Red Square.
Subject: Cossack Dancers in Traditional Costumes dancing in Red Square.The Cossack Dance is a Ukrainian Dance originally an all male affair to reflect manliness and heroism after successful battles. In the 18th Century the dance survived in mixed gender village form as a celebratory dance. The dance has many movements performed in unison, especially by female dancers in colourful costumes.