Gala evening in the Central House of Writers, dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the birth of the writer MS Shaginyan. Writer A. A. Surkov opens the evening. Among the speakers: N. S. Tikhonov and others. Present on the podium: M. S. Shaginyan, A. I. Mikoyan, I. Kh. Baghramyan, S. P. Shchipachev and others. Speech by M. Shaginyan (synchronously).