Medina said the doubling of incomes of the Russian theaters for four years

Мединский заявил об удвоении доходов российских театров за четыре года

The revenues of the theatres of the Federal government for four years has doubled, said the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky at the ceremony, award certificates during the cultural forum in St. Petersburg.

“Certificates are awarded to the most effective of theatre and music organizations under Federal jurisdiction at year-end. Estimated selling tickets, the occupancy of the hall, total and relative income dynamics of institutions. With 2012 growth of our theatres is 82%, almost doubling the average for the four years. Few of the industries can boast of such a demand and such economic success in society,” said Medina.

According to him, the recipients of the award certificates for his efficient work steel 17 organizations, the amount of support has increased this year to 150 million rubles.

Among the recipients: Bolshoi drama theater, Maly drama theatre – theatre of Europe, Moscow art theatre named after A. P. Chekhov, Ramtha. Evgeny Vakhtangov, a Children’s musical theatre named N. Sats, drama Theatre named after Fyodor Volkov, the Ekaterinburg Opera and ballet theatre, puppet Theatre named after S. Obraztsova, the Academic drama theatre. A. S. Pushkin (Alexandrinsky theater), the Pushkin theater center in St. Petersburg, the Moscow Philharmonic Symphony orchestra under Pavel Kogan, Grand Symphony orchestra of Tchaikovsky, Russian folk choir Pyatnitsky Russian state academic chamber “Vivaldi-an orchestra” Ensemble of folk dance named after Igor Moiseev.