X International Cultural Forum

X International Cultural Forum
Ulyanovsk, Russia

September 10-12, 2020

The International Cultural Forum in Ulyanovsk (Russia) is one of the largest and most significant international events that has been regularly held in the region since 2011. The Forum has consistently established itself as a popular international platform for discussion of the most important issues of culture and cultural policy as a strategic resource for the country’s socio-economic development.

The Ulyanovsk Region is one of the first Russian regions where, in the format of a serious international expertise, it was proposed to discuss cultural issues as central and self-sufficient, recognizing the role of culture in economic, educational and investment processes.

Since 2013, the International Cultural Forum has been held under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which confirms the relevance of the selected topics and the social significance of the raised issues.

The annual reconciliation of the development path of regional cultural policy with the Russian and international vector allowed the region to take part in the Programs of international organizations such as UNESCO, Council of Europe, CIS, BRICS, in national programs of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and other federal agencies, as well as in projects and programs of more than 30 foreign countries which the Ulyanovsk region cooperates with.


Forum organizers:
Government of the Ulyanovsk region
Foundation «Ulyanovsk — the cultural capital»

Simultaneous translation into English will be available on the following forum sites:

  • Case conference «Online teaching in children’s art schools»
  • Round table «Global goals for sustainable development achievement: regional and international experience»
  • Teleconference of UNESCO literary cities «Ulyanovsk — Montevideo: the shores of a Russian children’s book»
  • Discussion platform «Development of the municipality territory: from a nature reserve to a UNESCO Geopark»
  • Discussion «International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development in Russia: what will be the national and regional format?»
  • Online meetup «Promotion of literary creativity»

Registration for the forum by the LINK