At the Bolshoi theatre was awarded a prize of Yuri Lyubimov

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in Photobacterium award before the gala concert for the 100th anniversary of the birth of Yu. p. Lyubimova. 30 September 2017At the Bolshoi theatre was awarded a prize of Yuri Lyubimov© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

Public prize of Yuri Lyubimov presented at the Bolshoi theatre, the awards were eminent surgeon Leo Bokeria, artist, Director, screenwriter Rustam Khamdamov and the outstanding Russian choreographer Yuri Grigorovich, who celebrated this year its 90th anniversary.

The award ceremony of Yuri Lyubimov was held at the Bolshoi theatre before the big anniversary with a gala concert dedicated to the centennial of the Director.

The ceremony was opened by Russian journalist Vladimir Pozner.

As the correspondent of RIA Novosti, the award for outstanding Russian choreographer Yuri Grigorovich personally handed Yuri Lyubimov’s wife, Katalin Lyubimova. Leo Bokeria and Rustam Khamdamov are unable to personally attend the award ceremony, the award-winning screenwriter Rustam Khamdamov from the hands of the people’s artist of RSFSR Svetlana Nemolyaeva took his wife.

Part of the monetary rewarding of the winners will be submitted for the restoration of the Church of the Resurrection in the village of Toropovo Danilovsky district of the Yaroslavl region, where the Church warden was Ded Lyubimov.

Yuri Lyubimov was born 30 September 1917 in Yaroslavl. By his own calculations, he has worked for 84 years, of which 80 years in the theater field. Fought in two wars, the blockade in Leningrad. Due to a conflict with his troupe during a tour in the Czech Republic in 2011, resigned from his Taganka Theatre, and then staged several performances in other theaters of Moscow. Died October 5, 2014 in Moscow at the age of 97 years.