Valentin Elizariev, People's Artist of Belarus, celebrates his 70th birthday today. As one of the gifted graduates of the Leningrad Ballet School, in 1973 Valentin Elizariev was invited to the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus. His name became a symbol of the Belarusian ballet, his performances enjoyed success with the public for several decades. 36 seasons with the troupe and 2 dozen performances were performed by Elirariev. «Carmina Burana», «Firebird", "Bolero». Today the troupe rehearses the updated «Spartacus» without the choreographer. The maestro will celebrate his birthday with the family, and tomorrow he will meet with the public.