Final session and closing ceremony of the Cultural Forum will be held today


Today, the final day of the IV St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, will take place the final plenary session as well as closing ceremony and presentation of the award named after Anatoly Lunacharsky.


At 16:30 in the Atrium of of the General Staff of the Hermitage heads of sections Andrey Moguchy, Sergey Stadler, Mikhail Piotrovsky, Vadim Gagloyev, Slava Polunin, Alexander Turgaev, Boris Eifman, Semyon Mikhailovsky, Oleg Ryzhkov, Andrey Barannikov and Nikolai Kropachev will summarize Forum at the plenary session. In addition, at the event will take part the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Vladimir Medinsky. The meeting can be visited by any registered participant of the Forum as well as all accredited media.


At 19:00 the closing ceremony of the Forum will be held at the Mikhailovsky Theatre. In the evening there is also the first time will be awarded the Prize of the Directorate of the St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum named after Anatoly Lunacharsky. Foreword will be held by Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko and the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Vladimir Medinsky.


For the announcement of the names of the winners of the stage of the Mikhailovsky Theatre will come up Chairman of the Heraldry Council under the President of the Russian Federation Georgy Vilinbakhov, choreographer Farukh Ruzimatov, Director General of the National Library Anton Likhomanov, journalist and public figure, Anton Nosik, ballet dancer Nikolai Tsiskaridze, director Alexey Uchitel and many other cultural figures. Prizes will be awarded in two categories. At the end of the ceremony, guests will see Act II of the ballet "The Nutcracker" at the Mikhailovsky Theatre. All registered participants with the badges as well as accredited media with additional application will be able to visit the event.