In Ulyanovsk offers an international festival in honor of the anniversary of the writer Goncharov

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International festival with the participation of scientists from six countries opened in Ulyanovsk in honor of the 205-th anniversary of writer Ivan Goncharov, RIA Novosti press-service of the Ministry of culture of the region.

«June 18, will unfold the main theme of the event XXXIX all-Russia Goncharovsky feast. In Vinnovskaya grove will begin the «Festival of folk songs Vinnovka» with performances of winners of the International literary prize named after I. A. Goncharov, the descendants of the family Goncharov, participants of the VI International scientific conference, dedicated 205th anniversary of the writer, a concert program, a work of creative and interactive sites,» — said the press service.

All-Russia Goncharovsky the feast will be a key event of the 90 different activities, covering a variety of areas of the works of Ivan Goncharov, which took place in his homeland in the Ulyanovsk region in June. It is assumed that the total number of visitors will exceed 15 thousand people.

According to the press service of the regional Ministry of culture, at 14.00 MSK in the Historical center-Museum of I. A. Goncharov will be a Great literary meeting under the auspices of the Union of writers of Russia. In the framework of the festival planned theatrical tour and interactive site. The day will be the ceremony of the International literary prize named after I. A. Goncharov. The cultural program will conclude at 16.30 GMT at the House-monument to I. A. Goncharov a big festive concert with participation of the Symphony orchestra, soloist of the Bolshoi theatre Otar Kunchulia and artists movie.

From 14 to 18 June at the region VI international scientific conference, dedicated 205th anniversary of writer Ivan Goncharov. The participants were 70 researchers of life and creativity of the writer from 17 regions of Russia, and also Germany, Hungary, Italy, China, Japan, Ukraine.

Researchers of life and creativity Goncharova from different cities of Russia and near and far abroad come to the region every five years to exchange ideas on current issues of heritage. First Goncharovsky conference in Ulyanovsk region was held in 1962 and since 1992, the event has gained international status.

Ivan Aleksandrovich Goncharov, Russian writer and literary critic, author of works of «Oblomov», «Open» and «Ordinary story». Born June 18 (June 6, old style) 1812 in the city of Simbirsk (from 1924 – Ulyanovsk) in a merchant family. In Ulyanovsk Goncharov’s name has the Central city library, Ulyanovsk regional drama theatre of Ulyanovsk regional Museum of local lore. In 1982, the city opened the literary memorial Museum of Goncharov. In the Ulyanovsk region traditional Goncharovsky read already collected a third of a century fans of the writer from all parts of Russia. In 2006 was established the all-Russian literary prize named after I. A. Goncharov.

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