Presentation of Pushkin Card cultural program in Vologda.
Vologda’s cultural experts held a presentation of the Pushkin Card cultural program at the Vologda Theatre for Children and Youth.
The Pushkinskaya Karta project (Pushkin cards) which provides Russian young people with free access to the treasures of Russian culture once every 4 months started working on September 1.
The Pushkin Card project was first mentioned by Russian President Vladimir Putin during the direct line on June 30. Every Russian aged 14-22 will now be able to visit museums, exhibitions and concerts several times a year at the expense of the state.
Introduction of “Pushkin cards” with replenishment from the budget in the amount of 3 thousand rubles aims to familiarize the youth with high national culture.
The project started working on September 1, and its participants are Russian museums, theaters, concert halls, philharmonic societies, libraries and other centers of culture of federal and local significance, including private ones. Twenty cultural institutions of the Vologda Region have already joined the "Pushkin cards” project.