Today, on October 17, the annual educational campaign “Total Dictation” has started. This year, residents of Russia and almost 70 other countries take part in the event. The theme is the life and fate of the scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. The author of the text is the writer Andrey Gelasimov.
The first online marathon took place on the day Total Dictation was expected to take place, on April 4. It was a home broadcast with lectures. The next marathon happened on June 6, on the Day of the Russian language. It gathered almost 250,000 views from 34 countries and almost 2,500 participants.
It is noted that this year the text is divided into several parts. The first one is dictated by the director of the Vladivostok Fortress Museum-Reserve Viktor Shalai, the second part by the literary critic Galina Yuzefovich, the third one by the author of the text Gelasimov, and the last part by the TV presenter and journalist Yana Churikova.