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Turgenev Readings

A festival that unites lovers of literature from different countries, cultures and generations.
from December 10, 2022 to March 15, 2023
During this period students submit their applications to the School website
The work or the link to the work must be sent to the e-mail address turgenev-inter@nika-school.ru no later than 23:59 GTM, 28 February 2023.
During this time the Expert Board will select
6 best works in each nomination for participating in the final round, the rest of works will be withdrawn from the competition for the prizes.
Participants of the 11-13 group age present their works on March 23, 2023.
Participants of the 14-18 group age present their works in nominations on March 24, 2023.
Participants can choose either to take part off-line or on-line using the platform ZOOM for the video conference.
The Awarding Ceremony for the winners of the IV International Turgenev Readings will be held on March 25, 2023.

Stage - preparatory
The Readings will be held
in three stages:
1
2
3
from December 10, 2022
to February 28, 2023
Stage - selective
from March 01 2023
to March 15 2023
Stage - final
March 23-25, 2023
Nominations
Students aged 11-13
Students aged 14-18
in nominations:
in nominations:
Art-object
Book trailer
Theatrical performance
Performance poster
Vocals
Essay. Fathers and sons in the world literature
Artistic reading
Book cover
Vocals
AWARDS AND PRIZES
All participants
All Participants of Turgenev Readings will recieve:
Participant certificate of "III International Turgenev Readings", memorable souvenirs, letters of thanks for academic leaders of works.
The winners
The winners among Russian and international participants will
receive a valuable gift.
I highly recommend you: study Russian literature, it will help you. Turgenev will teach you how to write nature, landscape, Chekhov – will show you what a dialogue is, how real people actually speak, will teach you how to build a phrase, a sentence – briefly and accurately.
M.Gorky
The Readings are held since 2019
Our school supported by the I.S. Turgenev Library-Reading Room and the Turgenev Society (Baden-Baden), as part of the activities of UNESCO Associated Schools, has been holding international Turgenev readings since 2019, the purpose of which is to spiritually and morally enrich the younger generation, introduce them to the world of Turgenev's creativity and the values of world culture.
We invite students of different ages from different parts of Russia and abroad to participate in our festival. Participants have the opportunity to choose a nomination to their liking and express themselves in various genres – from writing an essay to creating a poster for favourite work or an art object reflecting the personal perception of Turgenev's work.

By the decision of the professional jury, the prize-winners are awarded with valuable prizes. The winners in each nomination will receive a Grand Prix – an educational trip to Turgenev places (Baden-Baden, St. Petersburg, etc.)
Awarding of the winners of the 1st International Turgenev Readings by the President of the Turgenev Society of Germany R. Effern. Baden-Baden, 2019
The world of books is the most wonderful creation of man
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Pablo Flores