Naryshkin offered to support rappers grants

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the foreign intelligence Service of the Russian Federation Sergei NaryshkinNaryshkin offered to support rappers grants© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Director of the foreign intelligence Service and the Chairman of the Russian historical society Sergei Naryshkin suggested the Ministry of culture to support the work of the Russian rappers grants.

On Thursday, a meeting of the organizing Committee for the support of literature, the publisher and reading in Russia. Special presidential envoy for international cultural cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi called cultural figures to establish a dialogue with rappers, as they are native speakers of a particular language and popular among young people. In his opinion, rap is the «replacement of stadium poetry of the 50’s and 60’s».

Sergey Naryshkin, in turn, noted that the theme of reperta attracted the attention of the Committee, and suggested grant support «such modern forms of poetic and musical creativity.» Present at the event agreed with him.

Summing up the meeting, Naryshkin assured that the appeal will be submitted to the government.

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