Sobyanin congratulated the Directors Khotinenko and Tuminas happy birthday

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The mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin congratulated the day of birth of the Director Vladimir Hotinenko and artistic Director of the Vakhtangov theatre Rimas Tuminas, according to the website of the mayor.

In a telegram addressed to Khotinenko, Sobyanin noted the great contribution of the Director in the development of the national cinema, and his talent as a teacher.

«Wonderful films, created by You, won the hearts of the audience and received recognition in our country and abroad. Each of Your premiere plays to full houses in theaters and is becoming a major event in the cultural life of Moscow and Russia», — the telegram says of the mayor.

Congratulating Tuminas, the mayor stressed the originality of his performances which had been delivered to the major dramatic scenes of Russia, Lithuania and other countries. «You are at the head of the Vakhtangov theatre is developing dynamically, increasing the glorious traditions of one of the largest theatrical and cultural centers of Moscow», — said the head of the capital.

Rimas Tuminas was born on 20 January 1952 in Kelme (Lithuania). In 2007 Rimas Tuminas headed the Vakhtangov theatre. Under his leadership, was staged productions of «Troilus and Cressida» (2008), «Uncle Vanya» (2009), «Masquerade» (2010), «Wind in the poplars» (2011) and others.

Vladimir Khotinenko was born January 20, 1952 in Slavgorod of Altai Krai. Among the works of Vladimir Khotinenko films «Roy» (1990), «Makarov» (1993), «Muslim» (1995), «the Heirs» (2015), TV series «the fall of the Empire» (2005), «Dostoevsky» (2010), «Demons» (2014), «Demon of the revolution» (2017). Vladimir Khotinenko is teaching at VGIK, the Academy of motion picture and theatrical arts N. Mikhalkov, at the Higher courses for scriptwriters and Directors.