Vologda was to become home to XV International drama festival "Voices of History" from July 1 throughout July 10, 2020. But Voices of History announced it would postpone until summer 2021, a decision "aligned with the recent Volodga Region Government recommendations aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus."
The Interregional Folklore Festival "The Village - the Soul of Russia" has received the status of Russian festival. This year dozens of folklore groups from Russian regions will participate in it.
A plant for cultivating salmon is being built in Gribkovo, Vologda Region. During the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum-2018 Oleg Kuvshinnikov and top leadership of Aquaproduct signed an agreement aiming to build salmon’s aquaculture facility and increase salmon output in the Vologda Region.
The Vologda State Museum-Preserve of History, Architecture and Decorative Arts is situated in the historical centre of the city - the Vologda Kremlin that consists of buildings constructed during four centuries (XVI- XIX).
Vologda Region Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov congratulated medics on their professional holiday and presented state decorations to outstanding doctors.
Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov presented orders, medals and honorary title certificates to outstanding Vologda's residents for their tangible contribution to socio-economic development of the region.
The State Holiday of the Russian Federation, Russia Day is celebrated on June 12. The national Russian holiday has been celebrated since 1992.