The annual patriotic festival “The Heirs of Russia’s Maritime Glory” was held on October 21. Julia Kalyuzhnaya was invited to the festival as a special guest. She awarded the winners of the competition and told about an important project of Tomsk Division of Russian Geographical Society that is a round-the-world expedition by the collapsible inflatable catamaran.
The festival “The Heirs of Russia’s Maritime Glory” is an annual festival where the results of the competition “Maritime Wreath of Glory: seamen serving the Fatherland” are announced. The competition was held for the 16th time. The young laureates and winners were awarded at Marine Technical College named after Admiral D.N. Senyavin. Navy veterans and Maritime Council under the Government of St. Petersburg participated in the awarding ceremony.
The executive director of Tomsk Division of Russian Geographical Society and the Head of Shore-based centre of the round-the-world expedition “Russian Ocean Way” Julia Kalyuzhnaya awarded the winners of the creative competition and talked about the expedition.
“There was a large expert commission working at the competition, therefore every single work was considered. On behalf of Russian Geographical Society, I awarded the winners of the competition. Besides, I told about the great project “Lessons from the Ocean”, which is being implemented as part of the round-the-world expedition of Tomsk Division of RGS and invited all interested to join it” – Julia Kalyuzhnaya told.
The contribution of Tomsk Division of RGS to the maritime glory of Russia was highly appreciated at the festival and Tomsk was called the sea capital of Siberia.