Business programme

Intangible Cultural Heritage of Russia: Economic Context

17 Jun , 12:00–13:15
Investment in Development as Investment in People
Pavilion H, conference hall H22 (2nd floor)

The Year of Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of Russia presents the leaders of scientific, cultural, and creative communities, as well as representatives of international organizations-partners, with the most urgent questions: what is intangible cultural heritage today and how the activities for its preservation may be translated into the language of economics? How is intangible cultural heritage connected with the life of a modern person today? Where are the points of entry? How are local intangible cultural heritage preservation concepts of various countries included in the global international context?

Sergey Emelyanov, Director, National Drama Theater of Russia (Alexandrinsky Theater)

Lilia Gumerova, Chairman of the Committee on Science, Education and Culture, Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation; Chairman, Permanent Commission on Science and Education, Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States
Roman Karmanov, Chief Executive Officer, Presidential Fund for Cultural Initiatives
Aleksey Lebedev, Director, Russian Seasons
Magomedsalam Magomedov, Deputy Chief of the Executive Office of the President of the Russian Federation
Aysen Nikolaev, Head of Sakha Republic (Yakutia)