Winners of the second all-Russian contest "The Best guide of Russia" were awarded September 18. The ceremony was moderated by Valdis Pelsh, a member of the jury and TV presenter. Editor-in-chief of the TV channel "My planet" Nikolai Tabashnikov, TV presenter John Warren and other famous people, members of the jury of the project, took part in the ceremony.
The contest was organized by the Russian Geographical Society, «My Planet» TV Channel and Radio «Mayak». In order to take part in it, it was necessary to shoot a two-minute video in Russian, containing a bright story about a wonderful attraction in any Russian region (of cultural, museum or nature significance) and publish on the website at: лучшийгид.рф or on the official page of the Russian Geographical Society in the Vkontakte.
The jury reviewed about six hundred videos tours that had been submitted for the contest and selected winners in all categories.
The winners and awardees of the Best Guide of Russia 2018 contest:
Professional guide. Museum
1 prize – Marina Nozhenko (Kizhi island)
2 prize - Nail Yanishev (Tobolsk)
3 prize – Olga Syrkasheva (Arkhangelsk)
Professional guide. City
1 prize – Alexander Varlamov (Vladimir/Suzdal)
2 prize – Taisiya Alibutaeva (Derbent)
3 prize -Elena Nechiporenko (Borovichi)
Professional Guide. Route-maker
1 prize – Dmitry Tikhomirov (Moscow)
2 prize – Elena Usoltseva (Smolensk)
1 prize - Anna Pivovarova (Rostov-on-don)
2 prize – Evgeniya Malyshko (Moscow)
2 prize – Evgeny Iskhakov (Ekaterinburg)
3 prize - Dmitry Kiselev (Staraya Ladoga)
3 prize – Oksana Sultanova (Kazan, Russia)
3 prize - Ulyana Evtikhevich (Rostov-on-Don)
Amateur guide. Up to 18 years
1 prize - Arseniy Smakov (Ufa)
2 prize – Philipp Batenin (Dmitrov)
3 prize - Polina Permyakova (St. Petersburg)
3 prize – German Van-In (Kamensk-Uralsky)
Best guides over 18 years got a prize of 100,000 rubles, and the winner in the category for young guides (under 18) received a video camera. The winners will get a unique opportunity to become characters of films on "My Planet» TV channel; and their author's excursions will be watched by the whole country!
Moreover, Evgeniya Malyshko and Philipp Batenin were given special prizes.