Arts and culture
Over 200 healthy children and children with disabilities from Bashkortostan as well as the Volga Region participated in the Breaking the Barriers second interregional children’s arts festival, which took place in Ufa on November 14 under the slogan “Friendship begins here!”
Symphony concert takes place in Voronezh within Silvery Lily-of-the-Valley international project of Gazprom Transgaz Moscow
On October 25, 2014 the Voronezh Philharmonic Hall hosted a classical music concert within the Silvery Lily-of-the-Valley project of Gazprom Transgaz Moscow, dedicated to promoting the artistic heritage of a great Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
Taking part in the concert were Alexander Gindin, a world-renowned pianist, Merited Artist of Russia, and David Handel, American conductor together with the Voronezh Academic Symphonic Orchestra.
Сorporate Fakel Festival among amateur creative teams and performers from Gazprom's subsidiary companies and organizations, held in Belgorod ended in a big gala concert at which Grand Prix winners were announced.
The Kosmos Sports Palace hosted today the opening ceremony of the selective round (southern zone) of the 6th corporate Fakel Festival among amateur creative teams and performers from Gazprom's subsidiary companies and organizations.
Salekhard hosted today an awarding ceremony of the winners of the Make the World Cleaner contest of children’s drawings and crafts, organized by the Directorate of the Federal Service for Supervision over Natural Resources Use for the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area with the support of Gazprom Dobycha Nadym.
The contest results in the Drawings and Crafts nominations were summed up in two age groups – from 5 to 9 years and from 10 to 17 years. Taking part in the contest were over 200 preschoolers and schoolchildren from the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area.
A closing ceremony of the Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corporation Arts Festival took place today in Chengdu (People's Republic of China).
The talent groups of Gazprom subsidiaries and CNPC performed at a concert within the Festival closing ceremony.
The Masters of World Performing Arts cultural and educational project was held within the Year of Culture in Russia. Concerts and master classes of world’s leading musicians took place in three Russian cities – Moscow, St. Petersburg and Vladivostok.
Gazprom and French GDF SUEZ sponsored the project and the French Embassy in the Russian Federation was the partner of the festival.
On April 4, 2014 the Gazprom Tsentrremont headquarters hosted the awarding ceremony of the Young Talents children’s creativity contest held among the children of the holding employees.
117 original works were submitted by the participants throughout Russia to compete in the Poems, Prose and Pictures nominations.
Moscow Soloist Chamber Orchestra under Yuri Bashmet kicked off the UK-Russia Year of Culture by their concert. The musicians performed works by Benjamin Britten, Dmitry Shostakovich, Franz Schubert and Peter Tchaikovsky at the Barbican Hall in London on 1 February.
The event was a part of the Stradivarius in the Capitals of the World project supported by Gazprom Group since 2011, the year when the historical music relics from the Russian State Collection first sounded abroad.
Gazprom traditionally holds New Year charity campaigns for children in need of social support. On January 11, 2014 the Izmailovo concert hall in Moscow hosted yet another New Year holiday event for socially disadvantaged children. The children were shown the Lukomorye (Curved Seashore) musical based on fairy tales by Alexander Pushkin.
Before the musical started, the children were offered an entertainment program in the concert hall lobby. Everyone could take part in funny games and contests together with Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost), Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) and the well-known fairy tale heroes or turn into one of the Lukomorye characters with the help of talented face painters.
Within the 2013 Labor Glory Museums competition the Gazprom Transgaz Saratov Museum won in the Succession of Generations nomination and Ekaterina Gracheva, senior specialist of the PR and Media Relations Service of Gazprom Transgaz Saratov became the best museum worker. Winner’s diplomas were awarded by Vasily Artin, Director of the Municipal Youth Center and Deputy of the Saratov City Duma. The competition of labor glory museums is held in Saratov for the first time with a view to promote youth’s civic and patriotic education and exhibition activities. Labor glory museums of about 20 enterprises of the Saratov Region took part in the competition.
The Gazprom Transgaz Saratov Museum was established in 2012. The museum exposition presents documentary materials about the construction and operation of the first Saratov – Moscow gas pipeline and Russia’s first Central Asia – Center transcontinental gas pipeline network as well as interactive boards, fitted with modern facilities, telling about the current activities of Gazprom and Gazprom Transgaz Saratov.