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MOSCOW, February 05, 5:09 /ITAR-TASS/. Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will attend a ceremony marking the presentation of government prizes for 2013 in the field of culture. The ceremony will take place in the Hall of Awards of the Government House, the Cabinet press service reported.
Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky, Mikhail Seslainsky, Head of the Federal Agency for the Press and Mass Communications, and representatives of public organizations will take part in the ceremony.
RF government prizes in the field of culture have been awarded every year since 2005: 25 prizes of one million roubles each.
The awards are presented for the most talented works in the fields of literature, pictorial, decorative-and-applied, musical, theatrical, circus arts, audiovisuals, architecture, design, and for outstanidng educational activities in the sphere of culture, and for the most talented artistic projects and works for children and young people.
Prizes may be awarded individually or to authoring teams (of not more than five members).
In 2013, the government prizes in the field of culture were awarded to a total of 49 people, including People's Artist of the RF, animated cartoon maker Sergei Alimov, People's Artist of the USSR Nikolai Slichenko, artistic director of the Romen Theatre, People's Artist of the RF Kirill Strezhnev, composer Grigory Gladkov, and others.