* Eastern European Championship in dance show. It is conducted by the All-Russian Dance Organization under the patronage of the Head of the Republic of Mordovia. The championship takes place in March for three days at the Mordovia sports complex. It gathers more than 2000 participants from Russia, Poland, Estonia, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Belarus, Georgia. In the framework of the championship, the Cup of the Head of the Republic of Mordovia is played out in modern dance directions (belly dancing, folklore, hip-hop, disco, jazz, modern). The championship ends with a gala concert. * International Festival of Contemporary Dance "Fox". It has been held since 1998 by the State Committee for Youth Affairs under the patronage of the Head of the Republic of Mordovia and with the support of the Russian branch of the World Dance Alliance. Passes at the end of April for three days in the Republican Palace of Culture. Participants of the festival are leading dance theaters and performers of contemporary dance from all regions of Russia and the near abroad. An unprecedented enchanting dance show. Grand prix and awards in three nominations are promoted: "Small ensembles (solo, duet)", "Folk" and "Golden piggy bank". * Interregional festival of national dance of Finno-Ugric peoples "Kshtima". It takes place in May at the Saransk Music College since 2008. City Festival of Contemporary Dance. Passes from 1999 in March in the City Cultural Center. Attracts restless young people who adore rhythmic music. * Republican festival of hip-hop "People of the streets." It takes place in March in the City Cultural Center. Enormous numbers performed by simple guys and girls.