Author: Irina Voynarovska
President of the Russian Federation approved the appointment of the President of the Prize for young cultural figures
The award was established in 2011. For the first time this year will receive a prize figures for works for children and youth. The awardees were announced during a press conference adviser Vladimir Putin Vladimir Tolstoy culture.
President’s Award 2014 was awarded the 3rd cultural figures. For the contribution to the national musical art and education of the younger generation Prize was awarded to composer Eugene Krylatov. For the development of illustration children’s book prize is awarded to the artist Evgeny Medvedev; and for the improvement of music education, education and youth education was awarded the head of the music school. Mikhail Gnessin Khokhlov.
In 2015. Presidential award will receive a screenwriter, director and producer of documentary films animated “Spirit in Motion”, Russia’s first official film about the Paralympic Games.
In addition, the award winners are soloists Boris Eifman Ballet of St.-Petersburg Academic Theater of Omsk artists and Northern Drama them. Ulyanov.
Each presidential award provides $ 2.5 million rubles.
The grand award ceremony is traditionally held in the Kremlin on Wednesday, March 25, when Russia celebrates Day of Culture.