From the 2nd to the 3rd of September, 2016, there will be held the Second Eastern Economic Forum. The participants and the guests of the event will manage to see the works of the finalists of the first photo contest of the Russian Geographical Society «The most beautiful country».
The photos will be exhibited on the stand of the Federal Agency on Tourism (Rostourism).
«The most beautiful country» contest has been held by the Russian Geographical Society from 2015. This scale media project is aimed at the Russian nature conservation and education of careful attitude to the environment through the art of photography. Both professional photographers and amateurs can participate in the contest, regardless of age and place of residence. There took place 25 thousand photographers who sent about 200 thousand works for the contest in 2015. The 31st of August, 2016 there was completed the receipt of works for the second photo contest «The most beautiful country». The awarding of the laureates of the contest will take place within the frames of handing in of the Award of the Russian Geographical Society at the end of the year.
Besides, the Society will take part in the charity auction «Let`s help the nature.RF» («PomozhemPrirode.RF») in support of the rare and endangered species of animals of the Far East, organized by the Foundation for promoting environmental protection «The Nature»(«Priroda»).
The Russian Geographical Society will auction the copy of the picture of Tsaritsyno artist-photographer Alexander Shevyakov «The suits and the types of the Galich town. The citizens». The works of Shevyakov, stored in the collection of the Scientific archive of the Russian Geographical Society, are unusual in that the master used the technique of colorization – had been painting the pictures with watercolors and ink.
The Eastern Economic Forum is being held annually in order to promote economic development of the Far East and increasing international cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.