The Platonov Festival is named “The Festival of the Year”

Kronos Quartet at the Festival. Photo by Andrei Parfyonov

The national newspaper “Musical Review” annually publishes the rating “Events and Persons” and awards the titles of the Laureates of the Newspaper. As of the year 2018 the Platonov Arts Festival was named “The Festival of the Year” and its artistic director Mikhail Bychkov – “The Person of the Year”.

“Platonov Arts Festival among all the festival projects being hold in Russia, takes an absolutely leading position not the first year round. <…> The Festival today is undoubtedly a part of the contemporary art mainstream inviting for cooperation leading directors, actors, composers, performers, artists, critics, creative groups” – writes editor-in-chief of the newspaper Andrey Ustinov.

We appreciate opinion of the professionals and are grateful to the “Musical Review” editorial for such a high valuation of the Festival's work.