22-10-09 Annual ceremony of awarding the prizes of the Union of Russian writers in Israel (SRPI)

Obshestvo IRAS - Russian Cultural Center Tel Aviv Liaison

October 22 for the second time their annual ceremony of awarding the prizes of the Union of Russian writers in Israel (SRPI), winners of the year - well-known Israeli writers and poets who write in Russian was held in the Russian Cultural Center in Tel Aviv.

Opening the evening, Director of the RCC, AA Kryukov welcomed the Ambassador of Russia, PV Stegniy, always taken a pleasure participating in the literary and artistic activities of the Center, chairman SRPI famous Russian-Israeli writer and translator Efraim Bauch, and all connoisseurs of Russia's literature gathered in the RCC concert hall.

The first Prize. David Samoilov was awarded to poetess - Svetlana Aksenova-Shteyngrud for a book of poems "Faboideae warming" and Susanna borowed for poetic collection "Email".


The Poetess read a few selected poems from the award-winning collections - emotional, philosophical, at times deeply personal.
Prize laureate. Yu Nagibina in 2009 became a famous writer,Jacob Schechter, author of several popular novels, this year was awarded for his Hasidic tales, as well as previous work. The writer made a story about the history of several generations of his family, in many ways typical of the general history of Russia's Jews.

Concluding the list of the winners of this year satirists,. Ilf and Petrov. Well-known in Russia, the author of 20 books of aphorisms, the Israeli humorist Gennady Malkin was awarded a new three-volume collection of aphorisms. Master complex genre aphoristic phrases, G. Malkin conquered the audience with his sharp and deep philosophical maxims, almost all of which evoked in the hall sincere laughter and applause.
Well-known in Ukraine, Russia and Israel, playwright, novelist and satirist Alexander Kanevsky won an award for his great autobiographical novel "Laugh, clown!", Who managed to win the reader's well-deserved popularity. In the RCC has twice held personal evenings A. Kanevsky, however, the audience listened with genuine pleasure, when the author read excerpts from the aforementioned novel.
Management SRPI and awarded writers expressed their deep appreciation for the RFP preparation and holding of the solemn evening and awards ceremony.

Google on-line translation from Russian to English