03 June 2015, Wednesday, 17:36

Anniversary photo tour with photographers from the SCO and BRICS countries started in Bashkiria

 

UFA, 3 June 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Leila Aralbaeva/. Today, on June 3, an anniversary photo tour with photographers from the countries of the SCO and BRICS started in Bashkortostan. The International Campaign "Nature. Human. Culture 2015" is held for the 25th time this year. Within a week, about 20 photographers from seven countries and six regions of Russia will have a tour over our republic. A press conference dedicated to this event was held in the conference hall of the Bashinform News Agency.

For the first two days photographers from Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, India, Iran, Tajikistan, Brazil, will evaluate the beauty and attractions of the city of Ufa as the capital of upcoming SCO and BRICS Summits. After Ufa photographers will be divided into groups and go along two routes over Belebeey, Miyaki, Davlekanovo, Bizhbulyak, Sharan, Bakaly regions and three cities of the republic — Belebey, Oktyabrsky and Tuimazy. The campaign will be accompanied by the opening of several photo exhibitions, workshops, meetings. The photo tour program will intersect with the program of the International Festival of National Cultures "Berdemlek — Commonwealth", which also kicks off today in Ufa.

In addition to the photo tour, a Festival "We are your Children, the Planet Earth" will be a traditional part of the campaign "Nature. Human. Culture", during which at once three exhibitions will be opened. The National Museum of the Republic RB today opens a photo exhibition "Bashkortostan. Chronicle. 25" dedicated to the anniversary of the campaign. It will present more than 150 photographs of 50 authors, covered the life of the republic during all years since 1990 — from the very first photo campaign, which took place under the title "Agidel-90."

The initiator and the first chairman of the organizing committee of the campaign was the current Head of the Republic Rustem Khamitov, who earlier headed the Commission on Ecology and Rational Management of Natural Resources of the Supreme Council of the Republic. Over the years, more than one hundred photographers from 49 countries (Brazil, India, China, Italy, England, France, Iran, the Netherlands, and other countries of the CIS) as well as from many regions of Russia took part in "Nature. Human. Culture" campaign. In 2014, the campaign became a laureate of the National Prize of Russia in the field of Public Relations "Silver Archer" in the nomination" The best project in territorial development and promotion".