The project "Karelia Industrial: History and Present" that is supported by the Presidential Grants Fund, began on August 1, 2021. The aim of the project is to preserve the mining and industrial heritage and historical memory of the Republic of Karelia for the development of patriotism among the residents of the region and for the territorial development.
Until November 1, we accepted applications for a grant competition for NGOs in 5 target districts of the PROZVET project. The main goal was to identify and provide financial support to the best projects of non-profit organizations aimed at developing women's entrepreneurship and unlocking the potential of tourism in the project areas.
The 'Vottovaara: Myths and Legends' Festival was held on 13 November, 2021. Its purpose was to familiarize the youth of the Republic of Karelia with the historical and cultural heritage of the Muezersky district. In order to take part in the Festival, it was necessary to develop and present to the organizers a tourist route to the 'place of power'.
Dear friends, we suggest that you watch videos about our “Myths and Legends” festival which took place on Vottovaara Mountain on 13 November.
The video materials can be found on the links:
The 1st (30th) issue of the “Vestnik of Karelian NGOs” newspaper was published under the “National Battalion of the Karelian Front” project and implemented by the KRC NGOs with the financial support of the Ministry of National and Regional Policy of the Republic of Karelia. The publication is distributed in all regions of the Republic.
The implementation of the ‘School Museum – a Meeting Place and a Platform for Twin City Cooperation’ project is completed in February 2021. The major output of the project was the preparation of video materials about the museum, video city tours, as well as educational lectures developed by public diplomacy and international communication experts.
We are announcing a Competition for Women Entrepreneurs within the framework of the ‘Soft Power - Support of Female Entrepreneurship’ project. Girls from 18 years old who carry out entrepreneurial activities in the territory of the Republic of Karelia are invited to participate. In each nomination, the jury will select 3 winners, so the chances of winning are very high!
The results of the competition were reviewed today, and we are happy to announce the winners!
Winners of the ‘Creation of Advertising Video Content’ category:
- Natalya Mikhailovna Sokolova (LLC ‘ZUM’);
- Marina Gennadievna Sokolova (LLC ‘SUNRISE Tourist Salon’);
- Fedotova Oksana Aleksandrovna (IE);
Association ‘Karelian Resource Center of NGOs’ (KRC) and the Karelian Regional Public Foundation for the Support of Charitable, Social, Cultural and Educational Initiatives ‘Petrozavodsk’ took part in the all-Russian campaign ‘Give Books with Love’.
An international webinar ‘Woman is a Leader. The Female Face of Civil Society and Business’ under the project ‘PROZVET – Promoting Sustainable Development in Transbaikalia and Karelia through Expanding the Role and Participation of Local Public Organizations and Women in Multilateral Territorial Alliances’ was held on June 18.
On July 6-7 the Karelian Resource Center of Public Organizations (KRC) hosted a two-day conference in Belomorsk. ‘The National Dimension during the Great Patriotic War’ Conference was organized as part of the ‘National Battalion of the Karelian Front’ project and was held at District Central Library.
The ‘Industrial Karelia: Past and Present’ project was launched on August 1. The project is supported by the Presidential Grants Fund. The aim of the project is to preserve the mining and industrial heritage and historical memory of the Republic of Karelia in order to nurture a sense of patriotism among the inhabitants of the region and to boost territorial development.
A round table ‘Different Children - Equal Rights!’ was held in the Sortavala District Intersettlement Library on June 11. The round table was attended by the representatives of the Ministry of National and Regional Policy of the Republic of Karelia, the Centers for Interethnic Cooperation in the Ladoga Region, as well as by chairmen of national and cultural autonomies.
The PROZVET project team announces the Grant Competition for NGOs launch from September 1, 2021.
The main goal of the competition is to identify and provide financial support to the best projects submitted by non-profit organizations aimed at developing women's entrepreneurship as well as unlocking the potential of tourism in the target districts.
An organizational meeting devoted to the educational part of the project ‘PROZVET – Promoting sustainable development in Transbaikalia and Karelia through expanding the role and participation of local public organizations and women in multilateral territorial alliances’ was held on 14 September 2021 in Medvezhyegorsk.
We are glad to announce the Extension of date for receipt of applications to International Essay Competition "The world that I need" until the 30 September and invites teenagers and youth of the Republic of Karelia, the Russian Federation, sister cities of Petrozavodsk, CIS countries and other foreign countries aged 12 to 18 take part in the Contest.
On October 3, as part of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of twinning between Petrozavodsk and Tübingen, Children's Music and Choir School hosted a collaborative evening of choral groups.
The evening opened with the performance of B.Okudzhava's "Grape Seed" by the teachers of the Children's Music and Choir School.
On October 11, in honor of 30th anniversary of Tübingen and Petrozavodsk partnership, Twin Cities Museum housed by Derzhavinsky lyceum held the meeting between Tübingen's official delegation and lyceum's students and teachers, as a part of the "School Museum as a meeting place and a platform for twin cities cooperation" project.
On the 31st of October at Lakhdenpokhya City Municipal Central Library Karelian Resource Center of Non-governmental Organizations (KRC NGOs) with support from The Ministry for National and Regional Politics of the Republic of Karelia opened the 14th Center for Interethnic Cooperation as a part of the "Karelia is a world of ethnic cultures" project.
The Ministry of the Republic of Karelia of national policy, relations with public and religious associations held an information and methodological seminar “Write report easily” for non –profit organizations on June, 22 in 2017.
The work on implementation of micro – projects continues within the framework of the main international project “ComUnYouth” proposed by representatives of the Thematic Working Groups. One of such micro-projects was the seminar “How can lives be improved for young people in border regions” which took place in the capital of Denmark, in Copenhagen in June, 20-21.
On May 29, 2019 in Kondopoga, a round table was held on the theme “Uniting the peoples of Russia during World War II” at the Center for Interethnic Cooperation within the framework of the project “Karelia - the world of national cultures”, funded by the Ministry of National and Regional Policy of the Republic of Karelia.
On January 16-17, a two-day round table was held as part of the Tasty Dimensions of the Province project. The event was attended by chefs from the Republic of Karelia (restaurants “Pauliner”, “Solo Burger Bar”, “Corsair”) and Norway (restaurant “Old Major”, Resthon AS), as well as experts in the field of gastronomic tourism.
The distinguish feature of Petrozavodsk is that it regularly has the Days of different cities and countries that represent the history, culture, modern life of our foreign partners. The last autumn we hosted artists, masters, scientists from the Swedish sister city Umeå and German Tübingen.
The virtual quiz "Do you know Germany" is held as part of the program "Days of Germany in Petrozavodsk".
The Quiz is organized by the Department of German and French languages of Petrozavodsk State University. The main purposes of the Quiz are:
A new international project “NGOs for better life of aged people in Baltic Sea region” developed and implemented by the Charitable Foundation “Health of Karelia” began its work in Poland.
On 6th of Jule, 2016 in North (Arctic) federal university named after M. Lomonosov (NAFU) a round table was conducted. Representatives of Arkhangelsk, Republic of Karelia, Saint-Petersburg, Moscow, Denmark, Sweden and Finland took part in the event. The event was organized as a part of the project ‘Joining creativity’ aimed at promotion of economic cooperation and trade among Northern countries and northwest Russian as well as promotion of successful integration of firms engaged in creative industries in the region of the Baltic Sea. The project is being implemented since February, 2016 by ‘Karelian Resource Center of Non-governmental Organizations’ with financial assistance of Nordic Council of Ministers.