The 7th Annual Competition of Russian National Historical-literary Prize "Alexander Nevsky" is Finished

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Russian National historical-literary prize "Alexander Nevsky" was established by JSC "Talion" (General director – Alexander Ebralidze) and Russian Union of Writers (Chairman – Valery Ganichev) in 2004. Awarding biographic literature and memorial museum projects, dedicated to outstanding personalities of Russian history, the prize “Alexander Nevsky” has taken it's unique place among the mass of diverse prizes.

The 7th annual competition of literary works and museum memorial projects of Russian National historical-literary prize "Alexander Nevsky" is finished. The awarding ceremony took place in Taleon Imperial Hotel (Saint-Petersburg).

The winners of this year: Vladimir Zakharov, Victor Molchanov and Boris Tikhomirov with «The Evangel of Dostoevsky», Leo Danilkin with «Jury Gagarin», Galina Korneva and Tatiana Cheboksarova with «Russia and Europe. Dynastical strings», Alexander Gorbunov, Elena Semenisheva and Alexander Konov with museum project «Borodino Battlefield», Gennady Turmov with museum project dedicated to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905 and others.

General director of JSC “Taleon” and founder of the prize Alexander Ebralidze announced at the press-conference that traditions of the prize would be continued. “We move forward”, - he said. The co-founder of the prize and Chairman of Russian Union of Writers Valery Ganichev noted: “We assume literature and historical writing reflecting serious, scrupulous and valid historical investigation”. He also told that competition of museum memorial projects reflects objective historical viewpoint and boosts preserving it for future generations.

Russian National historical-literary prize "Alexander Nevsky" was established by JSC "Talion" (General director – Alexander Ebralidze) and Russian Union of Writers (Chairman – Valery Ganichev) in 2004. Awarding biographic literature and memorial museum projects, dedicated to outstanding personalities of Russian history, the prize “Alexander Nevsky” has taken it's unique place among the mass of diverse prizes.

The main aim of the founders lies in revival of the interest in Russian history among Russian and international community and popularization of historical literature and memorial museums. This initiative is widely supported by outstanding public figures, famous historical scientists, heads of major publishing houses and directors of the leading Russian museums.

At different times dozens of outstanding writers, literati, historians, cultural workers, statesmen, public and cultural figures became the laureates of Russian National historical-literary prize “Alexander Nevsky”.

Russian National historical-literary prize "Alexander Nevsky" includes 2 awards: literature and historical writing and museum memorial projects. The bonus fund totals 1 800 000 rubles. Applying is possible till 12th of June, victory ceremony on 12 of September is concided with Saint Alexander Nevsky day.

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Chief: Marina Guseva
T./f.: +74957754431/32, Elena Doperchuk, Oksana Vlasova
Postal address: 101000 Moscow, p/o box № 720
info(at)alexander-nevsky(dot)ru

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