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3 September

New Director of Platonov Arts Festival is announced

Lyubov Pristinskaya - Director of Platonov Arts Festival.

On the proposal of Mikhail Bychkov – the inspirer and leader of Platonov Arts Festival – the Charter of autonomous cultural institution of the Voronezh region "International Platonov Festival Directorate" was changed by its founder – Department of Cultural and Archive Affairs of the Voronezh Region. According to these changes the functions of Director and Artistic Director (that earlier were carried out by Mikhail Bychkov) are from now split into 2 separate job positions. Both are subordinated directly to the Department of Cultural and Archive Affairs of the Voronezh Region and sign working contracts with this institution.

Artistic Director is in charge of building the festival program, managing the working process of the creative part of the Directorate staff and responsible for the artistic quality of the festival. Mikhail Bychkov will continue to work for Platonov Festival precisely in this post from September, 5.

Director’s main duties are to manage the work of the Festival Directorate as institution, to control its financial and economic activity, carry out all administrative, juridical and technical issues. Lyubov Pristinskaya is taking the post of Platonov Festival Director from September, 5.

Lyubov Mikhailovna Pristinskaya, educated economist, for more than 15 years has been working in the sphere of culture, including municipal culture department, Voronezh State Philharmonic Hall, Department of Cultural and Archive Affairs of the Voronezh Region, where she headed the department of program development and control till present day. She’s got a good deal of experience in cooperation with administrating authorities, regional cultural institutions which venues are used for the most festivals and events.