The Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Education have resumed the action “Unknown Knowns”

Within the framework of the “Culture for Schoolchildren” project, the campaign “Unknown Knowns” has been resumed

The Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Education of Russia within the framework of the interdepartmental project “ Culture for Schoolchildren “resumes the action” Unknown Knowns “. It is aimed at popularizing the images of prominent figures of culture and art, as well as their artistic heritage among the younger generation. This was reported to “” by the press service of the Ministry of Culture of Russia.

The organizers of the action are sure that this way young people will develop an interest in art. The presentation of the personal growth of the authors and the way of life around them, the presentation of the socio-psychological situations that prompted the authors to create works of art – all this will help children better understand the context and allow them to better assimilate the material.

The project is based on unknown pages of biographies and works of poets, composers and other famous artists who celebrated their jubilees in 2020 – Sergei Yesenia, Afanasy Fet, Ivan Bunin, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Daniil Kharms, Nikolai Erdman.

The action takes place in new, but at the same time, well-known formats for schoolchildren. The project is based on thematic pages in social networks dedicated to writers, poets and musicians. Their profiles are filled with interesting facts from biographies, quotes and observations from diaries, preserved photographs. In addition, this year, the Ministry of Culture has prepared short biographical videos for these pages. They contain facts that became part of the questions for the New Year's online quiz.

Last year, the action took place in the format of a podcast on the platform – a special project under the current Mel.Teens podcast, where experts are themselves teenagers. As part of the project, they talked about the life and work of famous Russian cultural figures.

“Literature becomes much more interesting when we understand how a person lived and what difficulties he faced. When we realize that time passes, and problems and experiences often remain the same, we read their works differently, “said Olga Yarilova, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation.

Within the framework of the Culture for Schoolchildren project “Implemented by the Ministry of Culture of Russia,” “together with the Ministry is holding a competition” Cultural Map of Russia “, go to our Instagram and participate.