On Cultural Worker’s Day, the President will hold a meeting, via videoconference, with winners of the 2021 Presidential Prize for Young Culture Professionals and the 2021 Presidential Prize for Writing and Art for Children and Young People.
The prizes are awarded for creating brilliant literary and artistic works, for implementing creative and research projects in the sphere of art, libraries, museum and publishing activities, artistic education, preserving cultural heritage, preserving and developing the cultures of Russia’s peoples.
The President signed executive orders establishing three prizes for young cultural professionals under 35 and three prizes for authors of works for children and young people. Since 2020, each prize has been worth five million rubles. The prizes are awarded to one recipient or a team of up to three people.