More than a million people throughout Russia became the participant of the action “Night of arts”, and the number of activities undertaken in the regions doubled compared to last year, according to the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation.
“This past holiday weekend, the country hosted a “Night of arts”. In 83 regions, more than 1700 institutions have conducted more than 2500 events, which is 2.5 times higher than the number of events in 2015. More than 1 million people took part in the events of “Night of the arts”, – quotes the report Agency RIA “Novosti”.
As noted, this year “night of the arts” has become not only more widespread but also more technologically advanced. For the first time all events were integrated in the application of the “Night of arts”.
In the Russian capital in the campaign involved more than 200 institutions reporting a total of more than 300 events. Guests of the “Night of arts” in Moscow were 303 thousand people.
The flagship project of the action – series “Night meetings” that were held in the form of a conversation about creative professions with the participation of famous representatives of the various genres of art, was visited by 1438 people. The most popular were meeting with actor Nikita Efremov, Director Nikolay Khomeriki with writer Narine Abgaryan and Director Michael Mestetskiy.
Venues for cultural activities became public space, for example, trains of the Moscow Central ring and the subway station. For example, young choristers of the Academy of choral art. Victor Popov performed a capella in zae expectations of the Kiev station.
In museums, libraries, theatres and other cultural institutions of the country, meetings with writers, actors, artists and musicians; workshops, concerts, performances, exhibitions.
This year “Night of arts” was organized under the motto “Time to create”, and the main events timed to the Year of Russian cinema and the Day of national unity.