MOSCOW, June 21. / TASS /. Big St. Petersburg State Circus on Fontanka (Circus Ciniselli) enters into the structure of the Russian state circus company, but only after the director general of elections, “Russian Circus”, which will be held July 27, 2016.
This was said at a closed meeting of the working group on circus Arts culture Minister Vladimir Medina.
“the debate about whether to join the St. Petersburg circus this year to the” Russian circus “, I think as over. He will be joining, but it is advisable to do this after presidential elections “Russian Circus” – was quoted as saying in the press service of the Ministry of Culture, the Minister also reminded that the state has invested in the reconstruction of the Circus on Fontanka more than 800 million rubles
Union.. Russian circus figures should be reformed to become “effective self-regulatory organization, a support and advisory body under the Ministry of culture and guide the Russian state circus company (” state circus “), Medina said.
“We have a Union of circus figures to be updated and to give it a new impetus to development”, – quoted in the press service of the Russian Ministry of Culture Minister of the word. According to him, it must be “effective self-regulatory organization representing the industry that would be a support and advisory body to the ministry and leadership” Russian Circus “.
In this case, Medina said that the Ministry of Culture can not reform this organization directive . “it must reform you”, – the minister said, addressing the audience at a meeting of circus figures
“We can provide administrative support, financial assistance, such as a subvention from the Ministry to work, -. he said. – We provide such subsidies creative unions, including the Union of Cinematographers, Union of theatrical figures and others. But we must understand that it is a single, authoritative organization representing the industry, and the money will be spent on creative activities “, – said the head of the Ministry of Culture
Since 1991, the chairman of the Russian Union of circus figures is a People’s Artist of the RSFSR Emil Kio..
The meeting was attended by deputy Minister of culture of the Russian Federation Alexander Zhuravsky, a State Duma deputy, People’s Artist of USSR Joseph Kobzon, the general director of “Russian circus” Vadim Gagloyev, director of the Bolshoi Moscow circus Edgard Zapashny, artistic director of the Nizhny Novgorod circus Mikhail Bagdasarov, Director of the State circus of Udmurtia Dmitry Ivanov, People’s Artist of Russia Taisiya Kornilov, director general of the Moscow circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard Maxim Nikulin, director of the Yekaterinburg circus Anatoly Marczewski, Director of the Novosibirsk state circus, Sergei Shabanov and others.
Petersburg Circus on Fontanka, one of the oldest in Russia, was opened after reconstruction December 15, 2015. at the moment it is not included in “Russian Circus”, and directly subordinate to the Ministry of culture. On behalf of the head of the department “Russian Circus” Vadim Gagloyev took part in the reconstruction of the advisory Ciniselli circus and in the preparation of-opening program.
acceding Petersburg circus appeared in June of last year to the “Russian Circus”. Opinions on this issue are divided. The union of the circus, and a number of circus workers opposed the merger. Golodets instructed the Ministry of Culture to further develop the issue of whether to include Cirque Ciniselli in the structure of “Russian Circus”.
St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko said at the time that the Circus on Fontanka be transferred from the Ministry of Culture to the city, and not “Russian Circus”.