Tsereteli started preparations for the 250th anniversary of the Saint - Petersburg Academy of Arts.
Saint-Petersburg. 18 October. Interfax North-West. The program of ceremonial events that will be held in the year 2007 in Moscow and in North capital to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Russian Academy of Arts was approved by the members of the presidium meeting of the Academy in Saint-Petersburg.
“The center of celebrations will be in Saint-Petersburg in the building of the Academy of Arts, we also plan to organize wide exhibition in Manezh, large-scale events are planned to be carried out – said to “Interfax” president of the Russian Academy of Arts Zurab Tsereteli.
According to the deputy of the academic secretary of the Russian Academy of Arts Oleg Koshkin in November 2007 in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg are to be held ceremonial events dedicated to the 250th anniversary in which the representatives of government will take part. Moreover we are planning to organize an international conference and invite overseas rectors of arts institutes, outstanding artists and cultural workers.