Registration of the participants at the IV St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum will continue till 1st of December. It is already known that the event will be attended by official delegations from 19 foreign countries, including the minister of cultural heritage, cultural activities and tourism of the Italian Republic Dario Franceschini, the Commissioner for Culture of the Pontifical Council for Culture (Vatican) Carlos Alberto de Pinho Moreira de Azevedo, Minister of Culture and Information Republic of Serbia Ivan Tasovac, representatives of culture and tourism of Bahrain, Bangladesh and Malaysia and representatives of other states.
Among confirmed participants of the forum there are recognized leaders in the field of culture and arts. In the guest list appear: director of the French Association of Symphony Orchestras, the British film critic and Slavic Jeremy Hicks, artistic director of the "Old Theater in Krakow" Jan Klata, artistic director of the "Naples Theatre Festival" Luca de Fusco, artistic director of the "Prague National Ballet" Petr Zuska, Dutch comedian Jango Edwards, artistic director of the "National Chinese Ballet" Feng Ying.
IV St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum will bring together Russian and world-famous artists, such as the conductor Valery Gergiev, Nikolai Tsiskaridze, director Kirill Serebrennikov, ballerina Diana Vishneva, clown Oleg Popov and many others.
"The Forum will be attended by representatives from 60 countries, 3400 participants have already registered. And this number doesn’t include our foreign invited guests. VIP-guests confirm their participation – they are the ministers of culture of different countries, and senior representatives of UNESCO, including Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO. We also expect UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon "- Alexander Zhuravsky, Deputy Minister of Culture.