In honor of the 125th anniversary of the birth of Paustovsky will host more than 60 events

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade in fotosensibile K. G. Paustovsky house-Museum of the writer in Tarusa. Archival photoIn honor of the 125th anniversary of the birth of Paustovsky will host more than 60 events© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

A series of scientific and cultural events dedicated to the 125th anniversary since the birth of the classic of Soviet literature Konstantin Paustovsky, will be held in Russia, said the Chairman of the organizing Committee of the celebration, the head of the Federal Agency for press and mass communications Mikhail Seslavinsky.

The writer’s anniversary is marked on may 31, events will be held throughout the year.

«The country will host more than 60 events dedicated to the 125th anniversary since the birth of Konstantin Paustovsky. The Federal part of that plan includes about 40 different events that will take place not only in Moscow and Tarusa, in the town, in many other cities,» said the Seslavinsky at a press conference in MIA «Russia today».

Among the major events he called the socio-cultural action «Night in the archives», which will be held may 26 at the Russian state archive of literature and art (RGALI) in Moscow. According to Seslavinsky, the exhibition will feature unique material on the life and work of Paustovsky. How, in turn, said the Director of the Moscow literary Museum-center Paustovsky Dormidontova Anzhelika, 29 may, Moscow will host the opening of the international scientific conference, a series of festive events will be held in the house Museum of the writer in Tarusa.

According to her, also this summer, a network of cinemas «Moscow cinema» will show a retrospective of films based on works by Paustovsky, and in the capital’s parks «Hermitage», «Sokolniki», «Kuzminki» and in Bauman garden will host a literary and environmental festival, whose program of exhibitions, film screenings, thematic promotions.

To the city day in Moscow will be created the navigation and tourism project «Moscow paustovskogo». Also in the framework of the anniversary events will open a tourist route «the Path of Paustovsky» in national Park «Meshchera» in the Ryazan region.

The head of Department of culture of Moscow Alexander Kibovsky also said that the celebration of the anniversary in Moscow from 1 November to 17 December in the gallery «Belyaevo» exhibition, where will be presented the exhibits of the memorial house-Museum of Paustovskiy in Tarusa and the Moscow literary Museum-center in Kuzminki.

«We are in negotiations… we will make every effort to show the exhibition in November not only that we already have in the Museum and archive of the Fund, but that is, shall we say, in free circulation in private hands,» he said.

According to him, the Department of culture is considering the possibility of organizing a permanent exhibition of Paustovsky in the gallery «Belyaevo» at the end of the exhibition, as the current Museum of writer small area.