The annual 14th Ferapontovo Readings will begin in the Museum of Dionisy’s Frescoes in a week, on October 20. They are organized together with the Spiritual and Educational Centre “Northern Thebaid” (Vologda) thanks to the financial backing of the OJSC “Severstal”. The scientific conference will take place for the 14th time. By tradition, both representatives of the academic community and beginners will join in it.
The goal of the readings is to introduce the younger generation to the values of Russian culture on the basis of study of historical, art and cultural heritage of the monasteries of the Russian North. This year over 30 pupils from different districts of the Vologda region have got a chance to present their researches along with professionals.
The 14th Ferapontovo Readings will be held during two days – from October 20 to 21. At the end of the event, the jury will determine the best works of young researchers. Winners will be given money prizes. Besides, it is planned to publish a book containing the presented reports according to the results of the conference.