In Krasnoyarsk the international cultural project "Last Tribute" came to the end. It passed in our city from October 11 to 13 within the program of the international cultural centers of Russia "The intersection of cultures 2015" and was devoted to the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War and Year of literature in Russia. Organizers of the project are Krasnoyarsk state opera and ballet theatre with assistance of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the governor of the Krasnoyarsk territory, the Ministry of Culture of the Krasnoyarsk territory, the Russian military and historical society, fund «Stolitsa» of assistance to social and cultural development of Moscow. These days famous cultural figures gathered in Krasnoyarsk from Russia, Serbia, China, Uzbekistan, Korea and Japan.
"To us as to one of performers of this project, it is very pleasant that the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation entrusted carrying out this project, and Krasnoyarsk became one of four cities of Russia which entered with the project «The Intersection of Cultures 2015» program, – the director of the Krasnoyarsk state opera and ballet theatre Svetlana Guzy speaks. – Except the concert and evening of the ballets devoted to Victor Petrovichi Astafyev, scientific and practical conference became the central event of the project. And as the theatre not so often holds similar events, we, of course, with excitement approached work, but the result surpassed all our expectations".
The project opened by master class of the choreographer Sayaka Takuda (Japan) for pupils of the Krasnoyarsk choreographic college. Sayaka Takuda shared secrets and practice of ballet skill, gave young ballerinas individual advice.
The program proceeded by the scientific and practical conference "The Intersection of Cultures 2015". More than 30 people took part in it, among which authorities, Ministers of Culture of regions, directors of musical theatres, theatre teachers and art critics from Russia and abroad.
The Minister of Culture of the Krasnoyarsk territory Elena Mironenko opened conference: "Today our city became the center of the international cultural exchange. We have on a visit representatives of the Kemerovo, Novosibirsk areas, the Republics Tyva and Khakassia. I want to note that Krasnoyarsk isn't incidentally chosen as a venue of so important event. In our region all types of theatre are presented. Similar actions are always the guarantor of high-quality and productive work. Therefore I wish all effective cooperation". The result of work of conference became the resolution with the recommendations urged to help with further work of cultural institutions and arts. It included the following offers: to simplify a registration order for work of the foreign citizens coming to our country for participation in festivals, concerts, performances; to allocate subsidies to theatres and philharmonic halls of the Siberian region for the invitation of stars of world academic art; to intensify promoting and distribution of innovative experience of establishments of professional art of the region on patriotic education of youth.
Also, within the project passed the concert and evening of ballets devoted to Victor Petrovich Astafyev. The prose of the writer was read by the People's artist of Russia Sergey Garmash. In the foyer of theatre opened the "Music in Life and Astafyev's Creativity" exhibition, excursions "our Astafyev" on the operating expositions of the Memorial complex of V.P. Astafyev in the village Ovsyanka were organized. And at the Siberian federal university the open lecture "Future of Theatre" took place. It was read by Yulia Bolshakova – the associate professor of producer business and management of performing arts of GITIS, the honored worker of culture of the Russian Federation (Russia, Moscow).