Attending the event, on the Vietnamese side were Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Dang Minh Khoi, Chairman of the Union of Vietnamese Literature and Arts Associations Do Hong Quan, leaders of departments and branches of the Vietnamese Embassy, along with a number of representatives of the Vietnamese community in Russia. On the Russian side, there was the participation of Chairman of the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association Vladimir Buyanov, Director of the Center for Southeast Asia-Australia-Oceania Studies, Institute of Oriental Studies, Academy of Sciences of the Russian Federation, and A large number of Russian experts and scholars research, care about and have a lot of love for Vietnam.
Speaking before awarding the Medal to scholar Anatoly Alekseevich, Mr. Do Hong Quan affirmed that after more than 70 years of Vietnam and the former Soviet Union, today’s Russian Federation, signing the Treaty of Friendship, there has been a relationship between the two countries. close relationship, effective cooperation and development in many fields of economy, defense and society, but most especially the connection in literature and art. The realistic and humanistic art and literature of the former Soviet Union and today’s Russia have greatly influenced Vietnamese literature for many generations. The works of great Russian writers such as Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin, Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov, Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Maksim Gorky, Solokhov,… and dozens of other authors, have been translated into Vietnamese. Associate Professor Anatoly Sokolov is one of the Vietnamese scientists with many contributions in that field of research and translation.
Mr. Do Hong Quan affirmed that this medal is a high appreciation and honor for the contributions to Vietnamese Literature of Associate Professor, Dr. Sokolov, and also sent his congratulations and hopes that the scholar will continue to Contribute more meaningful scientific research projects.
For his part, Ambassador Dang Minh Khoi congratulated scholar Anatoly Sokolov, affirming that the awarding of the Medal is recognition of the Vietnam Union of Literary and Arts Associations in particular, as well as of Vietnam in general. for the contributions and tireless efforts of scholars in researching, introducing and promoting Vietnamese literature and art to the Russian public and international friends, contributing to building and consolidating traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.
The Ambassador also proposed that the Union of Vietnamese Literature and Art Associations along with Russian researchers and Vietnamese scientists coordinate and participate in organizing joint activities, especially cultural and artistic activities. , to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty on the Basic Principles of Friendly Relations between Vietnam and the Russian Federation in 2024.
Speaking in response at the ceremony, Associate Professor, Dr. Anatoly Sokolov emotionally thanked the Vietnam Union of Literature and Arts Associations and the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia for organizing the solemn ceremony, warmly acknowledged his scientific contributions. He also thanked the leaders of the Institute of Oriental Studies, where he is working, and his colleagues in cultural and artistic activities for their support throughout his scientific activities.
Associate Professor, Dr. Anatoly Sokolov has long been known to many Vietnamese people as the editor of the “Vietnamese – Russian Dictionary”, the bedside book of tens of thousands of former students and experts. Vietnamese experts and officials have worked and studied in Russia. With passion and extensive knowledge of Vietnamese history, language and culture, working at the prestigious Oriental Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, scholar Anatoly Sokolov is also the author of more than 100 articles. Prestigious newspapers, topics, and research projects about Vietnam in many different fields, especially the field of literature and arts. With extensive knowledge of Vietnamese, Mr. Sokolov is also a reputable translator, having participated in translating many Vietnamese literary works into Russian, including The Tale of Kieu, Dang Thuy Tram’s Diary…