Gala evening at the Bolshoi Theater dedicated to the memory of Alexander Pushkin. Among those present were the leaders of the party and the government: M. S. Gorbachev, G. Aliev, N. I. Ryzhkov, E. K. Ligachev, E. A. Shevardnadze, V.P. Nikonov and others. USSR Minister of Culture V. G. Zakharov opens the evening. Among the speakers: Ch. Aitmatov, GV Sviridov, K. Yu. Lavrov, B.I. Oleinik and others. The rally at Pushkin Square. Museum-reserve Pushkinskie Gory. Svyatogorsk monastery. The rally at the grave of Alexander Pushkin.