In 2014 a patron of arts to be chosen in Bashkiria for the first time
"Bashkortostan Patron of the Year in the Sphere of Culture" event starts this year. It is initiated by the Ministry of Culture RB in the framework of the year of culture.
The title "Patron of Arts" can be awarded to individuals and legal entities that have provided grants or donations for preparation and organization of cultural events and projects.
The action takes place in the following categories: support of professional art, research and educational activities in the field of culture, projects for preservation and development of folk arts and crafts, librarian, museum, theatrical, choreography activities; projects for preservation and development of culture of the peoples Bashkortostan; cinematography.
Executive authorities and local governments, institutions, organizations, businesses, associations and individuals should submit information about charitable projects implemented to the Ministry of Culture RB. Applications should be sent no later than December 1 this year.
When choosing a patron of the year social and public significance of the assistance provided, its consistency and sustainability, as well as donations amounts made in 2014 will be taken into account.
During the campaign it is supposed to organize press conferences, meetings with patrons of art and culture, exhibitions and competitions.
Information about the event, a list of projects and facilities in need of support is posted on the official website of the Ministry of Culture RB, as well as on the internet portal "Cultural world of Bashkortostan".
According to results of the event a solemn awarding of patrons will be conducted.