09 October 2015, Friday, 15:01

Bashkir poet and satirist Marsel Salimov won the Richelieu Contest


UFA, 9 October 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Alik Shakirov /. Today the President of the International Contest de Richelieu Elena Ananieva in Odessa announced the names of the winners of 2015. Our compatriot, famous poet and satirist, Marsel Salimov became the winner and the owner of "Diamond Duke" for his book "Soul of a Bee".

As Bashinform News Agency reported Marsel Salimov book "Soul of a Bee" was published last year by Moscow publishing house "Nikitsky Gate".

The Bashkir poet and satirist becomes the winner of Richelieu contest for the second time already. Last year, Marsel Salimov won the contest simultaneously in two nominations: "Poetry" and "Publicist Writing". On the recommendation of International Multi-level Richelieu Contest representation in the United States (New York), the famous humorist was awarded a special prize named after Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov.

The International Multi-level Richelieu Contest is held within the cultural project "Save and Protect", which aims at saving, reviving and developing spiritual, moral and cultural values, historical truth, identifying talents, promoting their creativity and holding joint humanitarian events to raise the level of culture and art in the world.