145th anniversary of great Russian singer Fyodor Chaliapin was celebrated in Ufa
UFA, 14 February 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Leila Aralbaeva/.
In Ufa flowers were laid to the monument of the great Russian singer Fyodor Chaliapin, established near the Ufa Institute of Arts. It was here, in the then building of the Noble Assembly, where the opera debut of the young artist took place. Yesterday it was 145 years since his birth.
The Chaliapin's voice was heard since the morning in the central Lenin Street of Ufa. The solemn event was opened by pupils of the kindergarten, who read poems dedicated to the singer.
In Ufa, a representative of the Russian Shalyapin Center, documentary filmmaker Vera Fedorchenko, took part in commemorative events for the 145th birthday of Fedor Shalyapin. Her film about F.I.Chaliapin "I have rare dreams of Russia" was shown in Ufa in the framework of celebrating the 140th anniversary of Shalyapin in 2013. The guest of honor of the event said that the commemorative events took place in Kazan, St. Petersburg, Moscow and cities around the world.
The Deputy Minister of Culture of Bashkortostan Shamil Abdrakov said that in the republic a lot of interesting events would be planned during the year: in September the festival of opera art "Shalyapin’s Nights in Ufa", a number of events of educational institutions, a concert at the Opera and Ballet Theater.