October 18, 2016: "The Umbrella Morning or Cultural Quake" is the name of the project, dedicated to the Taganrog-native actress Faina Ranevskaya
. Yesterday it won "The Best Tourism Event dedicated to the Year of Cinema" nomination at the prestigious Russian Event Awards. In 2016, 702 projects from 68 regions of this country were submitted for participation at the national Russian Event Awards.
The final of Russian Event Awards was held in the city of Yaroslavl, where the Taganrog team was represented by Lyudmila Skrynnikova of Taganrog Arts & Culture Council and artists Victoria Barvenko and Vladimir Babaev. According to project's coordinator, Mrs. Skrynnikova, directors and representatives of Russian Culinary Tourism Association, Russian Event Awards, "Tour Itinerary of the Year" and "Tourism Souvenir" awards: the award panel are planning to visit the city and hold several workshops in Taganrog, involving representatives of tourism agencies, hotel industry and restaurant business. We reached a preliminary agreement that this would be an event for the whole Southern Federal District".
In addition to this, starting from 2017, the Taganrog-based events of "The Umbrella Morning" are to be included into the calendar of BRIDGE OF ARTS International Motivational Film Festival.