Nadezhda Georgievna Babkina is a singer, the head of the ensemble and the theater “Russian Song”, a politician. People’s Artist of Russia, Karelia, the Chechen Republic.
Nadezhda was born in the village of Cherniy Yar, Astrakhan region on March 19, 1950. The hobby for singing in the biography of Babkina was already evident in her early childhood. Almost immediately Hope became interested in the genre of folk songs. And already in the tenth grade, participating in the All-Russian Youth Contest, took first place in this direction.
The first musical education in the biography of Nadezhda Babkina was received at the Astrakhan School. In 1969 she began to work as a soloist, speaking in the cinema before the beginning of the film.
Then, in 1971, she entered the State Institute of Gnesins, where she studied at the conductor choir department.
In 1974, the singer became the founder of the ensemble “Russian Song”. Babkina, having deep knowledge in the field of national singing, managed not only to unite the collective, but also to unite the folk styles of different regions of Russia, historical layers, directions. So Babkin in the biography was the permanent leader of the ensemble.
Success to the ensemble did not come immediately. Initially, the collective performed at factories, where there were few listeners. After performing at the Sochi competition in 1976, the ensemble gained popularity.
Later, Babkin Nadezhda graduated... from the theatrical courses at the State Institute of Theatrical Art in her biography. There she studied the specialty of stage director, after which she began to put her own numbers for her ensemble. All the performances of the collective of “Russian Song” are distinguished by their entertainment, good staging.
In 1989 she created the Moscow State Folklore Center, which included several groups and ensembles, including “Russian Songs.” This center was founded in the framework of the program for the revival of Russia.
The first festival held by the folklore center was “Nizhny Novgorod Carousel” in 1993. Then Babkin Nadezhda in her biography presented a new program called “The Center” Russian Song “presents.” In this program all the teams of the center presented their skills, the speeches were held in the State Short-term “Russia”.
In 2000, in the biography of N. Babkina, another event occurred, related to the improvement of the work of the folklore center. The Moscow State Musical Theater of Folklore was created, which bore the same name – “Russian Song”. It consisted of 7 teams.
Also the talented singer Nadezhda Babkina is a permanent member of the jury of the festival “Slavianski Bazaar.”
In 1992, Babkin was awarded the title of People’s Artist of Russia. For all her biography, Babkin was awarded several prizes, orders, awards. Nadezhda Babkina is a member of the party “United Russia”.