The search for the sponsor of the award «Russian Booker» will continue until the beginning of December

© Fotolia / MemorystockphotoОчки and books. Archival photoThe search for the sponsor of the award «Russian Booker» will continue until the beginning of December© Fotolia / Memorystockphoto

The search for a new sponsor of the award «Russian Booker» will continue until December until certainty of fate there is no prize, told RIA Novosti the literary Secretary of the award Igor Shaytanov.

Earlier in the press service of «Russian Booker» announced that this season the award will not be awarded because the organizers failed to find a sponsor. If he is not found by the winter of 2018, the prize can close completely.

«While there is no certainty, all at the level of preliminary conversations. If this continues, then, alas, the situation is irreparable. I really hope that someone will respond. I understand how difficult the financial situation in the country. Now even large companies think ten times before you spend the money that previously was quite small for charitable purposes,» said Devils.

He noted that if certainty does not come by the end of November — beginning of December, the organizers will be forced to announce the closure procedure of the Foundation «Russian Booker», and the prize will cease to exist.

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