The habitat of beluga whales is limited by the high Arctic between 50 ° and 80 ° North latitude
The exposition will include projects from the collection of the Museum of Moscow, according to which the first version of the Moscow Central Ring (MCC) was built at the end of the 19th century: drawings and calculations by Pyotr Rashevsky, projects of station buildings by Alexander Pomerantsev and Nikolai Markovnikov, drawings of railway bridges by Nikolai Belelyubsky and Lavr Proskuryakov …
A number of artists will continue the theme of the modern version of the MCC.
In the cinema hall at the exhibition, visitors will be able to see a film about the Moscow Ring, filmed from a train window.
Especially for the exhibition, the Museum of Moscow prepared an audio version of one of the most popular excursions of the City Excursion Bureau around the MCC.
The Presidential Library hosted a video lecture from the cycle “Knowledge about Russia” on the topic “Pioneer of underwater filming. To the 90th anniversary of E. A. Rozovsky “. This was reported by the press service of the Presidential Library.
The event is dedicated to the memory of the cameraman who shot such films as “Amphibian Man”, “Head of Chukotka”, “White Sun of the Desert” and 80 others.
The lecture hall brought together participants from St. Petersburg, Sakhalin, Baku, Pskov and other cities by video-conferencing.
The assembled audience learned how difficult the shooting of the film “White Sun of the Desert” was. The masters of cinema told the students that “White Sun …” was and remains the favorite film of the cosmonaut corps, each time before launching into space, the crew and its understudy watch this film, “pumped with energy” by the talent of the film operator Eduard Rozovsky and his entire team.
St. Petersburg Institute of Cinema and Television and St. Petersburg State Conservatory named after ON. Rimsky-Korsakov signed a cooperation agreement, the press service of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation reports.
The agreement was signed by the acting rector of the St. Petersburg State Conservatory. ON. Rimsky-Korsakov, Alexei Vasiliev and rector of the St. Petersburg State Institute of Cinema and Television Alexander Evmenov.
“Creative interaction between students – composers and future directors – opens up wide creative horizons for both sides. Future composers are given a unique opportunity to try their hand at composing music for film and television, and future directors will be able to voice their works with their own works, ”the message says.
St. Petersburg State Conservatory ON. Rimsky-Korsakov was founded in 1862. In 1944 the Conservatory was named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov.
St. Petersburg State Institute of Cinema and Television will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2018.
The websites of Moscow libraries will begin to publish a list of all books purchased with budget money, reports the Moscow City News Agency with reference to the head of the Moscow Department of Culture, Alexander Kibovsky.
“We are now going through the usual procedure for replenishing book collections, but now all the publications that they buy at the expense of the city budget will be presented on the websites of libraries. Each reader will be able to see which library purchased which edition and at what price. We are introducing this for the first time this year, since there were complaints in previous times, people did not really understand why certain publications were bought for budget money, ”Kibovsky said.
He added that all purchases of Moscow libraries will be open to readers. If necessary, their management should explain their choice.
“It will also help readers to find out what’s new in the library and will be an additional incentive to come to the library for a book,” the head of the Department said.
An interactive exposition of childhood history will open at the Moscow Palace of Pioneers on August 30, the press service of the Moscow Department of Education reports.
The exposition “Moscow Palace of Pioneers: 80 Years in the Center of Russian Childhood” is divided into eight zones – “decades” with a list of specific events. These events will be reminded of the art objects of the exhibition, which will show what the “world of children” was like at each stage: lifestyle, school traditions, hobbies, toys, impressions, dreams, film frames, idols, heroes and others, ”says in the message.
The purpose of the exposition is to tell children about the history of Russia, and to remind adults of the value of such a short but wonderful period in human life as childhood.
The organizers of the exposition are the Vorobyovy Gory State Budgetary Educational Institution in cooperation with the Museum of the Children’s Movement of the Palace of Pioneers, archives and museums in Moscow. The partners of the event are the team of the Moscow L.B. Krasin, who created the art objects of the exposition.
The exhibition will be open until November 25. On November 29, she will be transferred to the Armorial Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace.
The Presidential Library and the Russian Geographical Society at a regular meeting of the library’s cinema club presented the film “Talking to Beluga Whales”.
According to the press service of the library, this documentary project of biologist and essay my mom being my hero TV presenter Ivan Zatevakhin reveals many new facts about marine animals that live in peculiar “communities” in the White Sea.
The film is a story about a scientific expedition of the Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences to the shores of the Solovetsky archipelago, where scientists try to understand the language of belugas and even try to communicate with them directly in the water area.
The most difficult thing, according to Zatevakhin, was to establish a trusting relationship with the beluga whales. In order to collect the most complete information about this species of cetaceans, tracing their behavior in their natural environment, the film was shot over and under water. The question of whether animals use sound designations for various objects is still open.
The habitat of beluga whales is limited by the high polar region between 50 ° and 80 ° north latitude. Eternal ice prevents them from climbing closer to the pole.
In 2016, 23 debut films received state support, TASS reports with reference to the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Vladimir Medinsky.
“This year, 23 films in the format of debut films received state support,” the minister said.
He specified that the level of the film industry has decreased compared to the Soviet era.
“We have lost not only our viewer, but also a significant part of the film industry. We lost our film studio, Soviet-scale film production was lost. Now commercial film distribution is preserved only in large cities. If we go to the regional center, there is nothing there, ”Medinsky said.
The head of the department specified that the development of broadband Internet also influenced the state of the cinema industry. However, he clarified that there is potential in this area.
“We have personnel, our people are talented. The restoration of the regional network of cinemas has begun this year. The cinema can receive a subsidy for the purchase of modern equipment, “Medinsky said.
The Presidential Library will celebrate Knowledge Day on a grand scale this year, the organization’s press service reports.
The festive events are timed to coincide with the Year of Cinema in Russia. Among them there is a scientific and educational conference dedicated to photo and newsreels of Russia, and master classes by specialists in the field of cinema and television, and a video lecture hall “The Philosophy of Cinema”.
The conference “Photo and newsreel of Russia: document, art, history” will be attended by students of the humanitarian faculties of St. Petersburg universities.
Participants of the Knowledge Day will be able to attend master classes on directing, animation and the process of restoration of film and photo documents. Well-known experts in the field of film and television will share their experience there.
Representatives of higher educational institutions of culture and arts from all over the country are planning to join the events via video conferencing.
All events of the Knowledge Day will be held as part of the Knowledge Forum, which will last at the Presidential Library from September 1 to September 6, 2016.
The second Musical Cadet Corps in Russia was opened in Nalchik at the North Caucasian State Institute of Arts, the press service of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation reports.
12 cadets became pupils of the corps.
They will learn to play wind and percussion musical instruments, go through the school curriculum and comprehend the basics of military science. Particular attention will be paid to sports activities and the study of foreign languages.
“The cadet form of education today allows the use of innovative technologies and modern educational standards,” said Vladimir Aristarkhov, First Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation.
The opening ceremony of the musical cadet corps in Nalchik was attended by the plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in the North Caucasus Federal District Oleg Belaventsev and the head of Kabardino-Balkaria Yuri Kokov.