ART RUSSE FOUNDER ANDREY FILATOV RECEIVES RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS HONORARY ACADEMICIAN INSIGNIA
25 Nov 15
Art Russe founder, President of the Russian Chess Federation (RCF) and Vice President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Andrey Filatov has been awarded Insignia of Honorary Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts. The award ceremony was held on 24 November 2015 in the Russian Academy of Arts. Andrey Filatov received the insignia from the hands of an outstanding artist and sculptor Zurab Tsereteli, President of the Russian Academy of Arts. FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov attended the ceremony.
Andrey Filatov was awarded the title of Honorary Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts for his contribution to the development and popularization of Russian and Soviet art. The award decision was adopted by the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts.
The title of Honorary Member (Academician) of the Russian Academy of Arts is awarded to outstanding Russian and foreign figures in the field of culture and art, as well as undeniable contributors to the development of Russian culture and art in general.