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Dolphins with the Stars


A new television show "Together with Dolphins starts on the First Channel on October 3.

Thirteen Russian film and theater actors, TV presenters and sportsmen went to Sochi at the end of September to learn a new profession — a dolphin trainer. At Sochi dolphinarium in the Riviera Park, each participant received a personal tame dolphin. As soon as possible they will need to not only instate themselves in favor with the dolphins, but also teach them new tricks, invent and rehearse exciting show acts on the program.

Participants in the project have become Yana Churikova, Alla Mikheeva, Larisa Dolina, Anastasia Zavorotnyuk, Lera Kudryavtseva, Tina Kuznetsova, Svetlana Zhurova, Oleg Gazmanov, Aleksey Yagudin, Anton Privolnov, Dmitry Sautin, Maksim Marinin, and Maksim Sharafutdinov.

The difficulty of the acts on the program and artistic impression of the artists will be evaluated by the judges, such as the Honored figure-skating coach of the USSR Tatiana Tarasova, film and theater actors Sergei Shakur and Vladimir Korenev. After each performance, the judges will allot the marks to the contestants on a ten-point scale.

Jury members Irina Rodnina, Leonid Yakubovich and Efim Shifrin will show their abilities in the second pool of the program "Together with Dolphins".

Leader of the "Living Planet" movement, famous TV presenter Nikolai Drozdov is invited to the show "Together with Dolphins" as a consultant — he will talk about the peculiarities of the animals, their habits and unique abilities from Moskvarium at the All-Union Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy.

Valdis Pelsh and Maria Kiseleva will be the show hosts.