On the 28th of December in the Bolshoi Theatre by the minister of culture the rank “Honored artist of the Russian Federation” has been awarded to Nikita Boriso-Glebsky who is now the youngest holder of this title.

This honorary title has been being awarded since 1931 to highly professional artists, choreographers, conductors, composers, directors, and musicians for personal achievements and active participation in social-cultural events. These are the popularization of Russian culture and realization of charity activities, efficient concert and theatrical work with wide social recognition, allowing to represent Russia in various international contests and festivals.