The annual international festival “Night of Yuri Gagarin”, which will be held in Kuzbass, has already gathered many different, interesting and educational activities. All festival events are supported by the Russian Federation’s Commission for UNESCO.
At Kuzbass State Technical University, Hero of Russia and the world’s first second generation hereditary cosmonaut Sergei Volkov gave a lecture on space exploration. Its participants were students in the intensive project change “Space Program. Going into orbit-3” for the regional center “Sirius. Kuzbass”, activists from the Center for Children’s Scientific and Technological Creativity at KuzGTU “UnikUm”, as well as cadets from the governor’s cadet boarding school for the police.
On Cosmonautics Day, the regional exhibition for children’s (youth) technical creativity “Kuzbass is my home” opened in the Kuzbass center “House of the Yunarmiya”, within which a special nomination “Space technology, the technology of the future” was launched. The exhibitions were made by children from educational institutions in Belov, Mezhdurechensk, Prokopyevskiy and Promyshlenny municipal districts.
In addition, school children in grades 1-9 can participate in the international online Olympiad “In the footsteps of the first”, for high school students and students of 1-2 courses in technical schools and colleges there will be an online Olympiad “Stars. Location. Gagarin Both Olympics will be held on the YaKlass platform from April 11 to 17. Participants and winners will receive certificates.
On April 12, the space dictation “Time of the First” will be held for everyone and the international competition “Gagarin’s Smile” will also be launched. Participants will make a portrait of the first cosmonaut in different techniques.
On April 12-13, for school children, students from professional education organizations and universities, as well as young professionals under the age of 35, the Gagarin.Cosmos.Flew hackathon will be held. Detailed information is available on the website.
You can learn more about all events for school children and students on the Regional Ministry of Education’s website.
For those who are fond of fashion and design, the Kuzbass Youth Center, with the support of the Kuzbass Ministry of Tourism and Youth Policy, is launching a regional competition for the best creative design of the Gravity spacesuit. The winners will be determined in four nominations: “Sketch” – design of costumes made on a host or paper; “Art” – works drawn with Photoshop and animation; “Customization” – a photo of clothes enhanced by design solutions; “Handmade” – a photo of clothes made independently of textile material. The evaluation criteria will be novelty and originality, stylistic and figurative unity in the collection, artistic expressiveness, professional level of performance, innovation in the use of technical solutions and materials. Applications for participation and photographs of the collection with a short description must be sent to MCKuzbass@yandex.ru with the note “Gravity” no later than April 15. The winners will be announced on April 18 in the Kuzbass Youth Center group on the social network VKontakte.
Prokopyevsk Drama Theater invites you to join the online project “Theater, you are just space.” To become a participant, you must come to the mirror hall in Prokopievskaya Drama, where a large-scale space installation is available, no later than April 12, take pictures against its background and publish them on your personal social networks with the theater profile @ pteatr and the hashtag #lenkomkosmos. According to the organizers, the participants will enter outer space, where astronauts, planets, myriads of stars light up and go out with the help of online video projectors around an improvised orbital station in a weightless state.