Golodets appreciated the prospects of creating a cultural center in Kaliningrad

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in fotomontaggi Golodets. Archival photoGolodets appreciated the prospects of creating a cultural center in Kaliningrad© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

Vice-Premier of the Russian government Olga Golodets appreciated the prospects of creation in Kaliningrad on the Oktyabrskiy island educational and cultural center, said Friday the press-service of the government of the Kaliningrad region.

Olga Golodets, culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky, representatives from the Federal cultural and educational institutions, visited on Friday the Kaliningrad regional musical College named after S. Rachmaninov, the music school and museums. On the basis of the future cultural center plans to form an educational cluster in the sphere of culture and art. According to Golodets, the participation will take, and representatives of existing cultural institutions.

«We have a strategic task to create several new centers of cultural development in Russia. Now the main centers of education and culture in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. The task today is to expand these boundaries… This is a new challenge for the region, and we discuss how the process of education that it will give the region and culture. The emergence of such centers in Russia is a qualitatively new jump in development of culture», – said the Golodets, quoted the press service.

Cultural and educational center on the Oktyabrskiy island in Kaliningrad is to be created on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. It is expected that the complex will include a branch of the Bolshoi theatre ballet school, a special boarding school for students, the Conservatory, a large Museum complex, which will include the Tretyakov gallery, the Hermitage, the Russian Museum.