In the frames of arrangements, dedicated to the 125th anniversary of FESCO, on the 15th of April at Primorskaya Art Gallery a real festival of children’s arts — the opening of exhibition, festive concert and rewarding of action’s laureates took place. On presentation the famous citizens of our city were presented: painters, honored teachers, captains, FESCO management and, of course, the prize-winners.
More than 40 schools of city and about 100 of art societies took part in the contest. Children from 3 years till 14 reflected their love to the sea, marine city, showed on the paper their own look on the sea, ships and brave captains. The competent jury, including the chairperson of Primorskoe branch of Artists’ Union of Russia Lyudmila Ubiraeva, the Honorary worker of education Nataliya Zrebnaya, noted high art potential of works, participants’ interests and named the winners.
The works were on themes about sea and ships: «In the fantastic marine country», «Ships and men», «The brave captain», «Vladivostok — the city on the sea bank», «Far-Eastern sailors are the fame of Russia», «The sailors of Far-Eastern Shipping Company during the years of war».
Nominations for all ages and also special prizes were organized. That, «For succession» Voloshenko Dima was marked for the work «Icebreaker Krasin is on the way to help». The prize was granted by FESCO Honorary veteran Lysenko Vladimir Amosovich.
Mashinina Dasha was awarded with the prize «To the youngest participant» for the work «Golden fishes». All participants were presented memorable prizes of Far-Eastern Shipping Company.
In June 2005 the continuation of action «FESCO GENERATION» will take place. Far-Eastern Shipping Company together with the Naval State University held the contest of student works on, dedicated to the historic and actual aspects of FESCO development. The presentation of contest and rewarding of participants will take place in June at Primorsky museum of local lore after v. K. Arseniev. During the period from the 10th of June till the 7th of July at museum the exhibition of FESCO historic relics and photos will be exhibited.