Artistic Director of the Bashkir Opera and Ballet Theatre, Honored Artist of Russia, and People's Artist of Bashkortostan Askar Abdrazakov became a member of the Public Council under the Ministry of Culture of Russia. The Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, Olga Lyubimova, signed the corresponding order.
The Public Council under the Ministry of Culture of Russia included well-known creative personalities and representatives of key cultural organizations. Askar Abdrazakov represents the Republican organization of Bashkortostan of the Russian Trade Union of Cultural Workers.
“In this time, this is an honor. Pride for the republic, our traditions, and the fact that our art is at a high level and is at the forefront in Russia. Our Head of the Republic leads the right policy towards culture. For the first time in the history of Bashkortostan, we gathered at the Council for the Development of Culture and Art of the Republic on December 30. This has never happened before. It is very important and gratifying that it is in this difficult period for the country’s history that we are opening a new page in the creative biography of Bashkortostan,” Askar Abdrazakov commented to Bashinform News Agency.