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On the campus of FEFU started the festival "Summer in Russian"

On August 12, the grand opening of the large-scale Summer in the Russian festival took place, which is traditionally held on the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University, the FEFU press service reported.

FEFU is pleased to host "Summer in Russian" for the second time. The campus of the university is open for sports and creativity, - said FEFU Rector Sergei Ivanets. - Important distinctive features of the festival are the unity of the sporting spirit, creative concept and the open international character of the event. It is these features that bring the festival and the university closer together, because FEFU embodies them in its educational and scientific activities.

Alexey Sukhov, vice-governor of Primorsky Krai, greeted the guests of the opening ceremony and also noted the versatility of the Summer in Russian festival.

Last year, the festival became one of the most significant and interesting events in the life of Primorye, and by the decision of the governor, it became an annual event. I am sure that this year the event will please with an even more eventful program, and the aquabike competition will be an uncompromising struggle, - said Alexey Sukhov.

At the ceremonial ceremony at the FEFU Student Center, the main event of the Summer in Russian, the Russian Grand Prix 2014 motorboat competition, was launched. Representatives of 10 countries will fight for the victory this year. The first race will take place on August 13 at 10:00. The races will run until August 17th.

Also, the opening of the festival's creative platform took place - an international plein air, including an exhibition of professional photographs from the collection of the Lensmodern agency (Great Britain) and an exhibition of paintings - watercolors by Irina Miklushevskaya, the work of the Moscow artist Yulia Volkonskaya, installations by the artist from Omsk Yevgeny Dorokhov.

Russian Island is already one of the youngest and most stylish islands on the planet. Young, because students study here, aspiring scientists work. And stylish, because the art festival that we are opening is already attracting the attention of the public in different countries and soon, I am sure, will become one of the leading events in world art life, ”said Irina Miklushevskaya, curator of exhibition activities at the Summer in Russian 2014 festival.

Spectators can enjoy the exhibitions in the hall of the third floor of the FEFU Student Center until August 15. Then the exposition will be changed to those works that the participating artists from Europe, Southeast Asia, Russia wrote during their stay at the festival on campus.

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