The Voronezh region entered the top ten in terms of development of culture in Russia

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Seasonofpeace in potencjalny bridge and the resurrection Church in Voronezh. Archival photoThe Voronezh region entered the top ten in terms of development of culture in Russia© RIA Novosti / Alexei Seasonofpeace the image Bank

The Voronezh region was included for the year in the top ten regions-leaders in terms of development of culture in Russia, informs on Friday the regional government.

At the VI St. Petersburg international cultural forum, which takes place from 16 to 18 November, the published ratings of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation.

«The Voronezh region entered the top-10 regions-leaders in terms of cultural development. In addition, the region took the first place in the informational activity of the cultural life among the regions with a population of over two million people and active participation in the project «Unified information space in the sphere of culture», — stated in the message.

The forum is attended by the head of the Department of culture of Voronezh region Emilia sukhacheva. On Thursday she spoke at the third conference of the «Book policy in the regions» report on the regional practice in the promotion of books and reading, and also talked about major international festivals in Voronezh, said the regional government.

The conference was held awarding of winners of the national competition «the Most reading region». In 2016, the Voronezh oblast was awarded the title of «the Literary flagship of Russia», and by the end of 2017, the region was awarded the diploma «For the great work on support and development of reading» among the finalists, the report says.

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