On the eve of April 30th, Firefighters’ Day, Oleg Kuvshinnikov congratulated Vologda’s Fire Service on this professional holiday, the day of founding of Russia’s Firefighting force. The first fire service in Russia was established by Czar Alexey Mikhailovich under signed decree named "Direction on Municipal rescue", which signed on April 30, 1649, in Moscow.
Vologda City has made the top 10 list of Russia's most popular destinations in May, according to a study conducted by TourStat agency.
From July 23 through August 13 about 1000 citizens of Germany will participate in the rally that aims to contribute to the strengthening of mutual understanding and cooperation between the peoples of both countries.
Victor Ryabishin will hold a direct communication session during which he will respond to questions of the residents and journalists of the Vologda Region.
Vologda Oblast Governor addressed the deputies of the Vologda Legislative Assembly with a report on the activities of the local government in 2016. He focused on key industries development, investment climate, infrastructure development, health policy, support of small- and medium-sized businesses and social issues.
On April 25th, Vologda Oblast Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov had a meeting with Deputy Minister of the RF Minister of Economic Development Alexander Tsybulsky and Assistant to the Russian President Igor Levitin. The talks were devoted to the implementation of strategic projects in the Vologda Region.
Vologda will host IV International Folk Crafts Festival “Voice of Crafts” on June 22-25.
The festival is aimed at popularization of folk arts and handicrafts among the younger generation. It is arranged with an active backing of the Vologda City Administration and a Handicrafts Centre “Reznoi Palisad (Carved Fence)”.
The competition for performers on wind and percussion "Northern Rhapsody" that was held in Cherepovets from April 20 through April 22 gathered 450 musicians from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and China.