On February the 3rd, an organizational meeting initiated by the Minister of Culture of Russia Alexander Avdeev was held. In the course of the meeting Petr Konchalovsky Foundation was officially proposed to organize and manage the annual International Cultural Forum in St.-Petersburg. The President of Russian Academy of Arts Zurab Tsereteli also took part in the meeting. At present the project of the Forum is being developed by the Foundation and the Ministry of Culture. The event is to be held in late November of 2011, and its topic and participation conditions will be officially announced later.