Marcel Salimov and Ilgam Theater became laureates of de Richelieu contest in Germany
UFA, 12 December 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
Following the results of the de Richelieu International Literary and Art Competition, Bashkir satirist Marcel Salimov and actors of the Ilgam folk theater Ruslan Bornikov, Daria Shatalina, Marcel Usmanov, Albert Akhmatkhanov were awarded the Diamond Duke diploma. The creative team under the direction of Madina Ilgamova was awarded for staging the writer’s sketches in the nomination “Theater Art”.
The competition has a status of educational; it is registered with the association "Freundschaft-Brücke "GLORIA" in Germany. Its initiator and president, Elena Ananyeva, is a writer, journalist and art critic, curator of international creative projects, a native of Odessa, and now lives in Frankfurt am Main (Germany).
Since 1998, the awarding ceremony of the International Literary and Art Competition has been held as part of the “Save and Protect” cultural project dedicated to the City Day of Odessa and the anniversary of the birth of its third mayor, the favorite of all Odessa residents, Duke de Richelieu.
Over the years, world-famous writers, journalists, artists, and actors such as Mikhail Zhvanetsky, Emanuel Vitorgan, Yuri Kuznetsov, Larisa Kadochnikova, the dynasty of musicians Lyubarsky and Znatokov, and the Maski Show theater have become laureates of the competition. This year more than 8 thousand people from 22 countries of the world took part in the contest. Authors of stage works and artists from Ukraine, Germany, Austria, and the USA also became the winners in the nomination “Theater Art” in addition to the Bashkir laureates.