Evening at the Central House of Artists, dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Honored Artist of the RSFSR, laureate of the Stalin Prize, composer D. Ya. Pokrass. The evening is opened by the composer V. I. Muradeli. On the podium: composers T. N. Khrennikov, A. I. Khachaturyan, artists V. V. Barsova, L. O. Utesov and others. Anniversary congratulations: from the Union of Composers of the USSR T. N. Khrennikov; from the Union of Writers of the USSR, poets A. A. Surkov, S. A. Vasiliev and others: from the Central House of Arts, artists L. O. Utesov, V. V. Barsova, I. S. Kozlovsky and others; from the Moscow stage artists I. Nabatov and Z. Gerd; delegation from the Moscow Circus, the Soviet Army and the Central House of Culture of railway workers. Composer V. G. Fere reads congratulatory telegrams. D. Ya. Pokrass speaks in response (synchronously). D. Ya. Pokrass conducts an orchestra performing a fantasy based on his songs. Those present in the hall.