In the Kremlin Vladimir Putin presented awards to outstanding Russian figures of literature and art. The solemn ceremony dedicated to the day of worker of culture.
For contribution to the preservation and promotion of the historical heritage of our country awarded the Director of the Primorye state Museum named after Arsenyev Victor Shalai, said «TV Center». President’s award for educational activities awarded artist Faith Lagutenkova. In addition, among the winners of a children’s author Anastasia Horns (Orlov), actor Anton Shagin and directed by Vladimir Grammatikov. For contribution to the development of Russian animation art noted animator Leonid Shvartsman.
Vladimir Putin congratulated the winners and noted the role of culture in the Russian society. Especially in the education of values such as patriotism, justice and generosity.
«Dear laureates, each of you presented to the society their talent, fidelity to the vocation and creativity. You have achieved impressive results and have proven that they can be achieved only through hard work and commitment that serve. Culture is the reference point, the basis and the space of our lifetime. It is in culture that concentrates the historical memory and spiritual energy of the people. And serve her a special, noble and important mission. Its most important tasks is the preservation and enhancement of the unique cultural heritage of Russia, the formation and strengthening of values that unite our society, education of high morality, taste, knowledge, behavior patterns. All of this is subject only to the culture. And one who works in this field, which directly affects the creation of modern cultural environment in our country, its diversity not only in large but also small towns, in rural areas,» he said.