07 July 2009, Tuesday, 12:11
author: Alim Faizov
The all-Russian national contest “Woman of Russia” will start in the country on June 8 – the day of family, love and loyalty. The finals will be held in all 83 Russian regions and the main final will be held in Kremlin, Moscow. The contest “Woman of Russia” is the project of federal scale, established with the purpose to support the main directions in family and demographic policy of the country, approved by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Married women and women, having kids are admitted to take part in the contest. “We want to support Family – real strong family and family values. Woman is the house-keeper, Wife and Mother and she is responsible for the atmosphere of love at home. We want to find “The Face of Russia”, the woman, able to present Russia in international programs” – the chairman of the steering committee Edward Grekov says. The main prize of the contest is the estate in Moscow region with the one hectare land area. Prizes for the second and third places are 1000000 and 700000 rubles correspondingly. Winners will be rewarded in Moscow Kremlin at the beginning of 2010. The contest starts in all 83 regions of Russia at one and the same time and every region will watch its own winner, who will present her own region in the federal semi-finals and in the final. The winner will be determined not just by the jury but by the all-national suffrage. Women, wishing to participate in the contest, have to fill up the questionnaire on the site www.woman-russia.ru and to send her photos to the address: 111397, Moscow, post office box “Woman of Russia”. The full clauses of the contest are published on the official site. The questionnaires are received till August 20. The Eurasian TV-Radio Academy, TV-channel TPO are the information partners of the contest, the portal www.womanjournal.ru (www.wmj.ru) is the internet-partner with assistance of Russian Association of city and regional newspapers.