The poetry international contest of young reciters “Living Classics” is a competitive event for reading aloud poems of the Golden and Silver Ages of Russian literature.
The competition is held in Russian!

To participate, you need to:

  • Learn a poem from the Golden or Silver Ages of Russian literature (no longer than 5 minutes)
  • Register for the competition and attach a link to a recording of your performance by 31 October

  • Speak in person in your country or region of the Russian Federation at the Living Classics Open Day or participate online

The 20 best participants from Russia and 20 participants from all over the world will come to St. Petersburg in December for the final of the competition!