Xth Competiton for Gifted Children «Unicum»
From November 25 to 28, 2022, the X All-Russian cultural and educational campaign for gifted children "Unicum" was held in St. Petersburg, annually implemented under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.
This year, young participants were invited to apply to the “Great Names in the History of Russia” and submit works in the categories “Fine Art”, “Decorative and Applied Art” and “Photo Art”, inspired by the images of Peter I, Alexander Nevsky, Fedor Dostoevsky.
Thousands of applications from young artists aged 10-14 from almost all regions of the country took part in the action.
The professional jury included cultural figures, museum directors, art critics and practicing photographers and artists. As a result of their work, 75 finalists from 37 regions of the country, from Blagoveshchensk to Kaliningrad were invited to St Petersburg.
In St. Petersburg, the finalists were waiting for the next stage of the action - the Unicum Festival, the program of which included an exhibition of the finalists' works, a ceremony summing up the results of the action, and, of course, a rich cultural program with visits to museums, theaters, excursions and master classes.
The exhibition of the finalists' works was held in the Konyushenny wing of the Yusupov Palace from 24 to 28 November.
Client: Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
Location: St Petersburg, Russia