What is the 'Pushkin Card' and who can use it?

Intrigue Direct line with the President of the Russian Federation June 30, 2021

On June 30, during a direct line with the president, the professor of literature has asked the head of state to solve the problem of visiting exhibitions and theaters by schoolchildren who do not have this money. & nbsp; Vladimir Putin & nbsp; responded that the government is discussing the creation of a 'Pushkin card' through which schoolchildren can visit cultural institutions.

Who can get the card? & nbsp;

Young people between the ages of 14 and 22 will be able to use the card during September-December of this year and next year. As the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation & nbsp; Olga Lyubimova noted earlier, the use of such a tool will aim to popularize cultural events throughout the country. & Nbsp;

“ Today we see how the poster of cultural events is replenished with new high quality content that is demanded by young people. & bdquo; Pushkin card & ldquo; gives you the opportunity to attend these events. The new financial instrument will attract the attention of even more young children aged 14-22 to the interesting projects of our institutions and become a great opportunity to join the rich cultural heritage of our country & # 39; s. & # 39 ;, & mdash; said Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Olga Lyubimova.

According to her, such an initiative will become not only another measure of support for all types of cultural institutions in this difficult time, but also a great challenge in their work.

This year it is planned to attract over a million young people who bought at least one ticket.

How do I get a card?

It is expected that each participant in the program will be given a card. He will have 5,000 rubles for a calendar year (in the pilot year 2021 this amount will be 3,000 rubles). The funds can be spent to purchase tickets for federal, regional and even private cultural institutions.

Tickets can be purchased in a convenient electronic app, where you can also find a poster of events, special promotions and interactive projects. In addition, the entire directory and plans of exhibitions of cultural institutions will be published on the portal “ PRO.Kultura.rf & # 39; & # 39 ;.

What are the advantages offered to schoolchildren and students when visiting museums?

According to the decision of the Ministry of Culture, from January 1, 2015, children under 18 can visit federal museums for free. Regional museums have their own rules. There is no unified system for granting student benefits; you need to know the cost of the discounted tickets and the procedure to get them in each individual case.

Information on holding events with free access to museums can be found on the website of the Moscow Ministry of Culture. & Nbsp;

When visiting museums, it should also be borne in mind that on the third Sunday of the month, entry to museums supervised by the ministry is always free for all visitors.

What are the benefits for students when visiting theaters?

Subject to availability, students can visit 88 theaters of the Moscow City Department of Culture free of charge. You must show up at the theater half an hour before the start, not forgetting your student card. If there are too many applicants, priority is given to students of theater universities.

For a minimum price & mdash; 100 rubles & mdash; full-time students of Russian universities can attend performances of the Bolshoi Theater, a limited number of tickets are allocated to them.

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