In 2021, Tobolsk will be hosting an off-site session of Russia's most prominent book festival, Krasnaya Ploshchad (Red Square), supported by SIBUR. The festival will run for three days and will attract both adults and children.
The festival’s program will include a book fair, educational and recreational activities for children, various sessions on specific topics. These events will be hosted by a variety of institutions of culture such as libraries, museums, and by the city’s centrally located public spaces: squares, parks and streets.
The Krasnaya Ploshchad book festival has been running since 2015. Over these years, the festival has been attended by more than 300,000 people; with more than 500 events having taken place where 300 publishers from 50 of Russia’s regions presented their books. The festival is being organized by the Federal Agency for the Press and Mass Communications with the support from the Ministry of Culture and the Government of Moscow.