In St. Petersburg the start of the fifth event of the international cultural forum. It will last until 3 December.
At 10:00 at the General staff building of the State Hermitage Museum hosted an international Symposium on “Prokofiev. XXI century”, special guest of which is the composer’s grandson, Gabriel Prokofiev. At 14:30 will be held a discussion “the role of the press as a bridge between government and culture”. At 16:30 will start the plenary session. And in the evening all participants will scale the intellectual marathon, which will cover the topic of national and global contemporary art.
In the halls of the General staff, experts and government representatives will also discuss the approach to the topic of cultural heritage preservation as a priority national project, development of a culture of reading, the prospects for the development of cultural relations and national cultures in the CIS.
In the Russian ethnographic Museum December 1 will be signed an agreement on the establishment of the Russian-Chinese Association of universities of culture and arts, Memorandum on cooperation in the framework of St. Petersburg international craft Congress 2016 between Russia, Czech Republic, China, Kazakhstan and other countries. Several documents will be signed with partners of the State Russian Museum.
a Key event on 1 December will be the awards ceremony “Philanthropist of the year” (beginning at 19.30).
Conference “Russian cinema through the eyes of foreigners” will be held at the Studio “Lenfilm” it will open with British Director and actor Ralph Fiennes and head of section “Cinema” by Fyodor Bondarchuk. Experts will discuss the position of Russian cinema in the world film industry and the perception of Soviet and Russian cinema foreign film scholars and critics.
in addition, today the Forum participants will be able to attend events International handicraft Congress in the fortress, master class “Juggling as a cure” Polunin in “Upsala-circus”, concert program, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the CIS at the State academic Capella of St. Petersburg, the opening of the exhibition “John and Yoko: A New York Love Story” by American photographer Allan Tannenbaum premiere of the musical for the whole family “Alice in Wonderland” (based on fairy tales L. Carroll) and other events.
About the events of the forum that you can visit for free, visit the website of the “St. Petersburg avant-garde”.