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Commemorative Dates of Russia: The ceremony of unveiling a memorial plaque in St. Petersburg marked the beginning of the Year of Granin, commemorating the centenary of his birth

12 February 2019
Source: Rospechat

The memorial plaque to Daniil Granin, writer and honorary citizen of St. Petersburg, was unveiled on February, 9 2019 at Malaya Posadskaya St., 8, where the writer had lived for over 60 years. The event in St. Petersburg marked the official start of the Year of Granin, dedicated to the centenary of his birth.

The ceremony was attended by Valentina Matvienko, Speaker of the Federation Council, who laid flowers at the memorial plaque. The memorial plaque was made by Yevgeny Burkov – St. Petersburg sculptor, member of the Union of Artists of Russia.