Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia will hold the 2nd All-Russian ecological children's festival on the 4th-5th of June, 2016
The corresponding document on the organization of the festival was signed by the head of the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Sergey Donskoy.
The event will be held on the eve of the Year of Protected Areas and Ecology – 2017.
In order to promote eco-education and interpretation and to involve young people in environmental activities, the festival will include competitions of environmental, eco-educational and interpretational, and creative projects among Russian school children.
Projects implemented during 2015-2016 will participate in the competitions. There are children's regional, inter-regional, national (all-Russian), and international competitions, contests, festivals and parades in the field of ecology and nature conservation.
The final ceremony of the festival, dedicated to the celebration of the International Children's Day and World Environment Day, will be held in Moscow on the 4th-5th of June, 2016. The festival program includes presentations of environmental social and educational projects, workshops, games and contests. The awarding ceremony of the winners of All-Russian competition of regional environmental activities and a concert program will also be held within the framework of event.
Educational institutions of the Russian Federation, federal and regional centers of additional education for children, children's environmental associations and school forestries of Russian regions, orphanages, boarding schools and other organizations are invited to take part in the festival.
Festival organizers are the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Rosprirodnadzor, Moscow Government, fund "Nature", eco-centre "Zapovedniki", the Council for the Conservation of the national natural heritage, and the Foundation named after V.I. Vernadsky.
Information message of the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia.