In Ashgabat was conducted an evening dedicated to the 140th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Russian poet Alexander Blok, informs Turkmenistan.ru.
The organizer is the Representative office of the “Rossotrudnichestvo” agency in Turkmenistan.
The evening was held in chamber format. The actors of Ashgabat theater “ArtIst” presented theatricalized composition “Blok” for preparation of which were involved the remembrance of his contemporaries - Anna Ahmatova,
Zinaida Gippius, Marina Tsvetaeva, Sergei Yesenin, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Anatoly Mariengof and Evgeny Zamyatin.
Alexander Blok (1880 — 1921) is one of the most talented of literary men of silver age. Symbolist poet and translator, playwright and critic
Andrey Belyy, Blok’s contemporary:
“... We did not know who he was more, - a national poet, or a sensitive, the only person obscured by the porphyry of poetic glory, like ... a shadow, from the folds of which the features of a noble, all-understanding, new and wonderful person sometimes emerged ...”