Moscow Ballet soloists Natalia Miroshnyk, Anastasia Kazakova and Vladimir Trystan (performance photos at bottom, left to right) visited children in the Tampa Bay (FL) Shriners Hospital for Children in June.
The dancers toured the kid-friendly hospital and greeted young patients with smiles, hugs, and Moscow Ballet’s cuddly Valentin the Bear
The colorful hallways came alive with excitement as the dancers went room to room visiting with children and their families.
Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a one-of-a kind pediatric hospital system dedicated to improving the lives of children through innovative research, education and specialized treatment of orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate. With 22 hospitals in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, Shriners Hospitals for Children is committed to providing expert, family-centered care regardless of the patients’ ability to pay and relies on the generosity of donors to deliver this mission every day. To support Shriners Hospitals for Children, go to www.donate2shc.org.