In Kazan the finale of event tourism National Award «Russian Event Awards»took place. In the main nomination of the forum - "The best cultural event" - Festival BRIDGE of ARTS – 2015 was awarded a diploma of the second degree.
«Russian Event Awards» is in its’ fourth year this time around. First, 688 projects were submitted by all regions of the country, from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok, 117 passed and were in the finals fighting for of the National Prize which this time was held in Kazan. BRIDGE of ARTS started its’ way to the finals receiving the recognition as the best event in the field of promotion of event tourism in the South of Russia.
The jury assessed the significance of the projects in the promotion of the territory, their perspective, the implementation of the plan, strategy and prospects. Introducing Rostov festival in Kazan its president Oleg Taktarov and CEO Irina Kozlyakova in their presentation payed special attention to the economics and PR effects of the event for the region. It was about the extra load of the hotel chains, covering activities in federal and foreign mass media, the prospects for the creation of Don cinema-cluster etc.
Following the discussion the jury decided to award BRIDGE of ARTS - 2015 a 2nd place in the nomination "The best culture event ". Furthermore, Rostov festival was awarded a special diploma "For effective information and PR-support of the event". "This is a good result for a debutant of the National Award. What's more is our festival is brand new, it finished for the first time only a few months ago, so getting on board of winners, along with projects whose experience is sometimes more than a decade, is a very flattering assessment for us. But the most important result is a genuine interest in our project by all the participants in Kazan, and they sophisticated and it’s hard to surprise them. We have had time to do a good networking that will benefit not only our festival, but also will promote the region as a whole ." Irina Kozlyakova shared.
As reported previously the dates of the II International Motivational Film Festival BRIDGE of ARTS were for the first time announced in Kazan. It will be held in Rostov-on-Don and the Rostov Region from the 24th to the 28th of August 2016. It is expected that the next celebration of films and sports will be even more interesting than the first on. The work on the II Festival has already started.