Sakhalin Regional Museum took part in the traditional interregional festival of national books «The Reading World» which was held in Ryazan, September 1922. The festival united participants of ninety-three publishing houses from 29 constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the CIS countries.
During the work of the book exhibition as part of the festival program, the results of the annual «Book of the Year» competition were announced. Over 150 books from 22 regions were presented to the jury, chaired by the well-known critic Alexander Gavrilov. The winners in ten nominations were determined by a panel of experts, and special prizes were awarded.
Diplomas in the nomination «For contribution to local history» were awarded to two Sakhalin Regional Museum’s publications:
- «Ethnographic Notes of the Sakhalin Regional Museum, No. 1», Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk;
- F. M. Depreradovich, M. M. Dobrotvorsky, A. A. Vasilyev «Aborigines of Sakhalin According to Russian Officers (1860–1870.)», Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
Prepared by D.I. Ivanova, Public Relations Specialist