The festival of nature "Primordial Russia" started on January 17, Moscow.
Within a month, from January 17 to February 16, 2020, the unique works of naturalist photographers will be presented in the capital's Gostiny Dvor exhibition complex.
The main topic of the festival is the nature of Russia and its conservation in special protected natural areas.
The festival exposition will include more than 450 photos sent by the best Russian naturalist photographers. Traditionally not only Russian photographers participate in the event. This year visitors will be able to see the exhibition "Wildlife of Italy" by the AFNI.
The main thematic expositions will be the “Red Book of Russia”, “Reserves”, “The Greatest Natural Monuments of Russia.” UNESCO World Heritage ”,“ Colors of the Wild ”.
The project will also present photographs of the finalists of the children's natural photography contest (Russian Schoolchildren's Movement), as well as the partners of the event - Gazprom PJSC, Russian Railways, Rosatom, the Union of Wildlife Photographers, etc.
The opening ceremony of the 7th All-Russian Nature Festival "Primordial Russia" will be attended by representatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia, Roszapovedtsentra, heads and employees of specially protected natural territories of federal significance. Within the framework of the festival, on February 1, the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia conducts a thematic day within the framework of the project dedicated to protected areas.
A press conference on the festival will take place on January 14, 2020 at 11.00 in the Great Conference Hall (BKZ) Hall of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation (Miusskaya Square, 7). Among the participants is the director of the Roszapovedtsentr Andrey Baryshnikov.