Nine Projects from Ulyanovsk Region Become Finalists of Russian Event Awards 2020

The region took the third place in the Volga Federal District on the number of projects presented during the final stage.


The Ulyanovsk region suggested the following initiatives: "ATMOSPHERE (ATMOSFERA) - Performance Festival of Contemporary Art", "Regions (Regiony) - Award in the field of land marketing and urban planning", "Stream Battle - a competition for streamers dedicated to Ulyanovsk heritage tourism", "ESTATE (POMESTIE) - a festival trip" in the Best Tourist Event nomination; UNDORIA Geopark and Svoya Ferma Farm in the Best Natural Recreation Area For Tourist Events nomination; Volga Hotel in the Best Accommodation For Tourist Events nomination; the tenth International Cultural Forum in the Best Online Tourism MICE Event nomination; and the 21st Russian Boxing Championship in the Best Tourism Sport Event nomination.

“This is a good indicator for the Ulyanovsk region, not only in terms of the Volga Federal District, but the whole country. Compared to all other participants, we took the eighth place on the number of projects that reached the final stage. Event tourism is one of the main spheres for the region, which was the venue for major All-Russian and international activities more than once. Traditionally, we properly present ourselves in this competition, and our projects win prizes. Such awards become an excellent conclusion of each year,” - said Denis Ilyin, Director of the Ulyanovsk Region Agency for Tourism.

In total, 390 projects from 59 regions of Russia and three foreign projects implemented in Moldova and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were submitted to the IX Russian Event Awards in 2020. The final round will include 257 initiatives from 59 regions of Russia and three foreign projects.

It is planned that the Award's final round will be held in Ekaterinburg on 8-10 December. The event will be organized by the Tourism Development Center of Sverdlovsk Region and FROS Region PR with the support of the Ministry of Investment and Economic Development of Sverdlovsk Region.