On December 5 the opening ceremony of a versatile sports ground constructed by Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol took place in Rozhdestvenskaya settlement of the Stavropol Territory. Ten sports grounds are being given to the young citizens of the Stavropol Territory within the Gazprom for Children target program.
The new sports ground with a safety surface is designed for volleyball, basketball, futsal and track-and-field drills and competitions. A playground complex for the youngest children, including a sandbox, slides, pull-ups, parallel bars and benches for having a rest was constructed near the sports ground.
On November 15, 2013 the opening ceremony of a new sports stadium took place at the premises of the Volgograd Man’s Pedagogical Lyceum in the Traktorozavodsky district of Volgograd.
The multi-purpose stadium is designed for training sessions and competitions in football, athletics, basketball, volleyball and other outdoor games to be held locally. A total area exceeds 4,000 square meters and a running track is 350 meters long.
The Novo-Lenino district of Irkutsk hosted today an opening ceremony of a versatile children’s sports ground built under the Gazprom for Children program.
The opening of the sports ground in Novo-Lenino is a part of the second stage of the Gazprom for Children program in the Irkutsk Region. In particular, five grounds have already been commissioned this year: at the Dynamo stadium in Irkutsk, in the Kazachinsko-Lensky and Zhigalovsky Districts as well as at the premises of Irkutsk schools No. 16 and 39.
On October 19, founding day of the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum over 120 young reciters from the Irkutsk city, the Cheremkhovo town as well as the Meget, Zalari and Kutulik settlements gathered in the Pushkin Central Children’s Library of Irkutsk. The participants presented poetry and prose by Alexander Pushkin to be approved by the jury. Despite a competitive format, the atmosphere of the event was friendly and creative.
Grand prix in two age categories were awarded to Nastya Demina, a second-grader from Meget who brilliantly recited an extract from The Tale about the Dead Princess and to Natasha Bugayeva, an eleventh-grader from Irkutsk for performing the Duel with Love poetry and music composition comprised of the verses of contemporary poets. The winners of the contest were given electronic book readers.
One-time money prizes established by Gazprom Transgaz Tchaikovsky were awarded to young citizens of the town of Tchaikovsky and the Tchaikovsky District, who achieved high results in studies, creative work and sports. It is the fourth year that the Kama region gas workers hold the charitable event which coincides with the start of the school year.
The awarding ceremony took place in the company’s Cultural and Sports Center. 39 young talents won prizes in three nominations: Triumph, Ovation and Olympus. Their teachers and coaches received money prizes as well. The parents were given letters of gratitude and flowers.
On the threshold of the Knowledge Day the employees of Gazprom Transgaz Saratov took part in the Get a Child Ready for School charity campaign as part of the company’s Green Planet for Children social project. All the company’s branches donated money to purchase school kits, office supplies, backpacks and sports equipment, which total worth exceeded RUB 100 thousand. On the Knowledge Day the long-awaited presents were given to children from over 50 socially unprotected and large families, as well as to 20 disabled children in the regions of the company’s operations, namely, the Saratov, Penza and Tambov Regions.
Orenburg hosts 8th Warmth of Children’s Hearts festival for children from orphanages and boarding schools
The 8th annual Warmth of Children’s Hearts festival took place on September 2–6 in Orenburg for children from orphanages and boarding schools. The festival is a part of the Gazprom for Children program.
The event was traditionally arranged and sponsored by members of the Gazprom in Orenburzhye non-commercial partnership.
A solemn award ceremony took place for the winners of the Dream Come True show competition annually held by Gazprom Dobycha Astrakhan among children’s creative and sports associations.
This year 37 associations received Gazprom Dobycha Astrakhan grants.
The first Football for Friendship International Children's Forum organized by Gazprom within the Company's eponymous social project was rounded off today at the Gazprom headquarters.
The meeting was led by Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Director General of Gazprom Export and Franz Beckenbauer, an official ambassador for the project. They pointed out that Gazprom would continue implementing Football for Friendship.
London hosted today the first International Children's Forum organized within the Football for Friendship social project of Gazprom.
Taking part in the Forum were 31 children's and youth football teams from eight countries: Russia, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Serbia, Slovenia and the UK. Franz Beckenbauer, International Ambassador for the Football for Friendship project also took part in the event.
Vitebsk (Republic of Belarus) hosted a grand opening of the final round of the 5th corporate Fakel Festival among amateur creative teams and performers from Gazprom's subsidiary companies and organizations.
Over 1,300 participants (both children and adults) from 36 Gazprom's subsidiaries take part in the final round. They will compete in the following nominations: folklore, vocal (folk, pop, classic and jazz), choreography (folk, pop, ballroom, classic), pop and instrumental groups, pop & circus and magic.
Gazprom as the official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League launched the Football for Friendship international social project in the framework of the Gazprom for Children global program. The project is aimed at using love of sport to instill modern values in the younger generation, namely, respect for other cultures and nationalities, equality, as well as interest in a healthy lifestyle.
Children's and youth football teams from eight European countries: the UK, Germany, Russia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovenia and Greece will take part in the project. A total of four groups will be made up of boys and girls between 10 and 16 years old.
On March 27 Slavyansk-on-Kuban hosted an open futsal tournament among trainees of football schools. 8 teams comprised of young sportsmen from 12 to 14 years old entered the competition for the grand prize. The footballers played 11 matches in the course of which the Slavyanski Football Club team took the first place. In the end of the sports celebration gas workers congratulated the children on the start of spring vacations and awarded them cups and medals.