From October 30 to November 8, 2015, the II Festival of the Russian Geographical Society was held at the Central House of Artists in Moscow.
The brightest expeditions of the Russian Geographical Society, the most stunning discoveries of Russian scientists, the rarest animal species, the most interesting tourist routes, the most informative cartoons were among spectacular program of the Festival.
The exposition of the Festival was built on the principle of natural zones: Arctic and tundra, steppes and subtropics, mountains, forests, oceans, seas and rivers. Each visitor to the event could be in the point of Russia, where he had not yet visited.
In 2015, the Festival gathered not only the brightest projects from all over Russia, but also became a venue for the exhibition of the works of the finalists and winners of the first All-Russian The Most Beautiful Country photo contest, as well as the first in the history of the country's geographical dictation.
In the Festival program a lot of master classes, flashmobs, fascinating lectures, screenings of documentary and feature films took place. At the same time, every day was devoted to a certain topic: ethnography, tourism, expeditions, history, cartoon cinema, animal protection and much more. During the week, scientists, travelers, researchers, journalists and photographers were telling the guests of the Festival how immense, beautiful and interesting our country was.
More than 80 thousand people visited the Festival during 10 days.