Ilmensky, Bazhovsky and Bushuevsky festivals will compete for getting into the top 50 best events of the year, according to the National EventsInRussia.com calendar of events.
Three festivals of the Chelyabinsk region claim the title of “Best Event of the Year”
Now passes the stage of popular voting – the five best events will be included in the rating in absentia.
To be included in the National Calendar of Events, a festival or public holiday must meet two main criteria: be held annually and gather at least 30,000 spectators on its site. Three events meet such requirements in the Chelyabinsk region – Ilmensky festival of author's song, Bazhovsky festival of folk art and Bushuevsky festival.
Until February 20, South Ural residents can take part in the popular vote on the EventsInRussia.com website and vote for one of the three festivals held in the Chelyabinsk region.
Simultaneously with the popular vote on a number of criteria, the events will be evaluated by the members of the jury. Experts will pay attention to originality, uniqueness, scale, sustainability, mass character, media activity, state of infrastructure, etc.
Total for the status of “TOP-50 best events” more than 1,000 projects from 70 regions of the country have been submitted this year. The competition will identify the most successful projects in the field of event tourism, will increase interest in the regions from the tourist industry and travelers.
Events with the status of “Best Event of the Year”; will be announced after February 20.
National events calendar EventsInRussia.com – federal project on the best tourist events in Russia, created on the initiative of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation in 2013 as part of the implementation of the Federal Target Program “Development of domestic and inbound tourism in the Russian Federation”. Portal “National Calendar of Events” presents the leading cultural, historical, musical, sporting events in the regions of Russia, attractive for Russian and foreign tourists.
Every year, according to the results of the competitive selection, TOP-50 best events of the year are selected.