Yaroslavl Region to host next TravelMedia Festival

The open, noncommercial project is aimed at supporting and developing domestic and international tourism in Russia.

On July 12-14, tourists and representatives of Russia’s travel and hospitality industries will gather on the shores of Lake Pleshcheyevo for the second TravelMedia Festival “PereDvizheniye” (“Movement”). The event will be held in the city of Pereslavl-Zalessky in Yaroslavl Region, approximately 87 miles northeast of Moscow.

“The festival is a public, noncommercial, tourist, musical and multimedia art project aimed at supporting and developing domestic and international tourism in Russia,” say the event’s organizers, which include the Committee for Tourism of the Moscow City Government, the Russian Union of Travel Industry and the Federal Agency for Tourism.

Notable figures on the organizing committee include the Russian Union of Travel Industry press secretary, Irina Tyurina, the director of the International Travel Fair Intourmarket, Olga Khotochkina, the head of RIA Novosti’s Tourism section, Yuri Schegolkov, and the chief development officer of the All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company Puteschestviya, Alexander Yeliseyev.

“Our stages and grounds will be a forum for tour operators, local regulators, music bands, painters and photographers, animators, journalists, bloggers and companies specializing in reconstruction of historical heritage sites,” says the festival’s press service.

For tourists, the festival offers a huge concert program with original performers and various entertainment and sports activities, including ones designed especially for children and teenage audiences.

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