Artistís Day in Russia
Artistís Day in Russia is held on December 8. This event in the first decade of the month December is annual. Help us
In Russia Artistís Day was initiated by the Art of the Nations of the World, an international association founded by the Russian artist and philanthropist Nikolay Kornilov, who devoted his life to supporting the arts. In 1998, he founded the Art of the Nations of the World and the NIKOR gallery, and in 2007, his association founded the Artistís Day. The first official celebration of Artistís Day took place at the Mytishchi Art Gallery.
Artistís Day is an informal professional observance celebrated on December 8. Although it is sometimes referred to as International Artistís Day, the holiday is virtually unknown outside Russia.
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