Balalaika

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Balalaika is a traditional Russian instrument with a wooden triangle-shaped body and three (or rarely six or four) strings. It is sometimes called a “Russian three-string guitar.” For centuries, balalaika was a popular village folk instrument played by skomorokhs (a kind of jester-musician) to entertain people. Together …

Anastasia Sokolova

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Anastasia  Sokolova  is  a  dancer  from  Ukraine.  Her  specialty  is pole  dancing.  She´s  an  amazing  pole  dancer.  Her  beauty  and  dancing  makes   her  a  wanted  lady.  Anastasia  Sokolova   is  one   fine  young  dancer. Anastasia  watched  a  movie   and  saw  pole  dancing.  She  wanted  to  …

Russian Hip Hop

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! The first attempts of rapping in the Soviet Union took place in 1984 in Samara, when the group “Час Пик” (Peak-Hours), led by Aleksandr Astrahov recorded the 25 minute-long gramophone record “Rap”. It was recorded under the influence of Grandmaster Flash and Captain …

Mikhail Baryshnikov

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! “I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself” – Mikhail Baryshnikov Mikhail Baryshnikov, consider one of the greatest dancers of the 20th century, is a Russian-American ballet dancer, actor, and art director, who …

Russian Ballet

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Until 1689, ballet in Russia was nonexistent. The Tsarist control and isolationism in Russia allowed for little influence from the West. It wasn’t until the rise of Peter the Great that Russian society opened up to the West. In the early 19th century, …

“Colors” (2018)

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Coca-Cola with Warner Bros. released the original English version of “Colors,” sung by Jason Derulo, in early March. While it is not the official 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia anthem, the tune is one of many promotional tracks created by Coca-Cola, an official …

“Waka Waka” (2010)

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”, called “Waka Waka (Esto es África)” in Spanish, is a song by Colombian singer Shakira, featuring the South African band Freshlyground. It was released on 7 May 2010 by Epic Records as the official song of the …

“We Are One” (2014)

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! “We Are One (Ole Ola)” is a song recorded by Cuban American rapper Pitbull (2014). It is the official song of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and features guest vocals from American singer Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte. The artists co-wrote the song with Sia, RedOne, Danny Mercer, Dr. Luke, Cirkut, and Thomas Troelsen; the latter …

“Anthem” (2002)

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! FIFA World Cup official songs are tunes adopted officially to be used as warm-ups to the event, to accompany the championships during the event and as a souvenir reminder of the events as well as for advertising campaigns leading for the World Cup, …

“The Cup Of Life” (1998)

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! “Nothing can hold you back if you really want it.” -Ricky Martin, “The cup of life” (1998) Since the world cup of 1962, music has been an official part of this main sports event. Songs and anthems, this are rhythms that bring joy, …