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16 May

Become a part of the reading-marathon performance!


In the literary agenda of the festival the reading-marathon performance of Andrey Platonov works have a special place. This unique format adored by townspeople appeared in the context of the festival in 2012. Over a couple of hours, one by one, participants are performing the extracts of the writer’s works. Lots of visitors of the Book Fair which is located in the Soviet Square, come to see and hear the event.

The previous years, several Platonov’s stories and novels such as “Breath and Reading”, “The Juvenile Sea” and “The Innermost Man” were presented. This year, the novel“For the Future” will be performed by the participants.

The reading-marathon performance will be organized the 11th of June at 12.00 a.m.

Location – the green lawn in front of the Soviet Square.

Each year the guests of the festival from different cities and abroad, figures of culture and art in Voronezh, politicians and business elites, people of all kind of jobs, who should apply through the Internet and supposed to be chosen competitively, participate in this marathon.

The participants receive a small piece of paper with an extract of Platonov’s novel before the competition starts. After they should read it in front of the audience (approx. time-3 min.).  

The total number of participants – 60.

E-mail registration is open!

If you are ready to share with us your interest and desire in Andrey Platonov’s work and become a part of this event, send your application to literature@platonovfest.com. Don’t forget to put your name, surname, age, occupation and telephone number. Give us your background information and tell more about your hobbies. Emphasize if you took part in this event before. Also, it would be better to attach your photo!

Hurry up!

 The deadline is 29th of May.