Chairman of the Board of the All-Russian Theater Society MI Tsarev opens the congress. On the podium: Minister of Culture P. N. Demichev, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR M. S. Solomentsev, editor-in-chief of the newspaper "Soviet Culture" A. V. Romanov and others. M. I. Tsarev makes a report. Among those present in the hall: Y. Solomin, S. Sanaev, L. Utesov, V. Merkuriev. Delegates on the sidelines of the congress. (neg. 138, 1; pos. 135, 8).