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20 January

The Platonov Festival Board of Trustees discussed the program and the budget of the festival


The Governor of Voronezh region Alexey Gordeev held a meeting of the Platonov Festival Board of Trustees on January, 20th. The Board discussed the program and the budget of the main cultural event of the region.

Alexey Gordeev offered to reduce the duration of the festival - and now the program will be more intense. The Head of Voronezh region Culture department Ivan Obraztsov suggested the detailed examination of the Drama Theatre historical building as the theatre will be one of the main festival venues.

As for the budget of the second Platonov Arts Festival, it will be formed from regional grants, sponsorship and income from ticket sales (in equal shares) – as it was last year. According to preliminary calculations, the budget is expected to be around 30 million rubles.

The Board discussed the festival advertising campaign, presentation in mass media, the preparation of infrastructure and transportation of the participants. Moreover, the Head of South-Eastern Railway, a branch of JSC Russian Railways Anatoly Volodko suggested to name the train № 45/46 «Voronezh-Moscow» in the honor of Andrey Platonov.