The first meeting of Platonov Award Council will be held on February, 7 in the Voronezh government.
The candidates for the laureate of the Platonov Award in literature and art 2015 will be presented by each Council member, all of them will also examine applications for the best design project of Platonov Award commemorative token – competition that was announced at the end of November 2014 and closed one month later.
The meeting will be chaired by the Governor of Voronezh Region Alexey Gordeev. During the discussion, members of the Council will make the short-list of candidates for Platonov Award 2015 consisted of prominent representatives of different spheres of art, of which subsequently will be selected the winner.
It was decided to make the special commemorative token which will be awarded to all future laureates together with the financial prize. We got design projects from 24 applicants, among them there were professional artists, designers, sculptors, jewelers, students of Voronezh Art College, as well as city citizens interested in Andrey Platonov heritage and Platonov Arts Festival activity. The author of the project will be given 50,000 rubles, while the best 5 applicants will get invitations for Platonov Festival 2015 events. The results of the competition for the best Platonov Award commemorative token will be announced in February.