4th St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum
Today the 4th St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, devoted to the 70th anniversary of UNESCO closed in St. Petersburg. It gathered more than 10,000 participants from 68 countries at 82 venues in the city. The event was attended by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the Director-General of UNESCO Mrs. Irina Bokova, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets, Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Vladimir Medinsky, as well as other dignitaries and artists. The total number of events within the framework of the Forum exceeded 250.