Lenin Memorial has received the National Award "Russian Event Awards 2018" in two nominations
Results of regional competitions helped to determine the winners. The final round within the Ural and Volga Federal Districts took place in Cheboksary on 27 September.
The Lenin Memorial took the first place in the Best Museum Exhibition Complex for Tourist Events nomination, and the project "World, Era, Names..." was awarded with a diploma in the Best Tourist Event in the Field of Culture category for "Commitment to Traditions".
“I would like to congratulate all employees of the Lenin Memorial on the victory. Thanks to their work, initiative and professionalism, people in both the Ulyanovsk region and other places learn about projects of the museum and exhibition complex. This year, the contest committee has selected the Lenin Memorial from among 210 projects submitted by 17 regions of Russia”, - said Evgeny Sidorov, Acting Minister of Art and Cultural Policy.
According to Lidiya Larina, Director of the Lenin Memorial, competitive selection of applicants for the National Award was very hard. One had to compete with cultural institutions and projects made by true professionals from Kazan, Samara and Nizhny Novgorod.
Winners of the National Award "Russian Event Awards" will be included into the Russian Event Calendar and will have an opportunity to participate in interregional tourist projects presented by the largest tour operators of the country.
We would also like to remind that the awarding ceremony of the Leader of the Ulyanovsk Region Tourism Industry 2018 competition has taken place recently. The Lenin Memorial was named the "best tourist display facility"; and Tatyana Shakhova, a senior research associate of the Lenin Memorial, became the best guide of the region. In the nearest future, she will present the Ulyanovsk region at the federal stage of the Best in Tourism Profession contest.