Award Ceremony for the Winners of the 20th national contest ‘My Country — My Russia’
The "My Country – My Russia" contest, an esteemed nationwide project, celebrates initiative individuals who deeply care about the present and future of their respective regions. These remarkable individuals are driven to propose ideas and execute projects aimed at enhancing the quality of life and fostering the social and economic development of Russian territories, cities, and villages. Over the course of 20 years, more than 600,000 participants, including young people from every region of the Russian Federation and 25 foreign countries, have taken part in this prestigious contest. Since 2019, the contest has been integrated into the presidential platform ‘Russia — Land of Opportunity’, an initiative spearheaded by the President of the Russian Federation, V.V. Putin. The 20th season coincides with the Year of Teachers and Mentors, the Decade of Science and Technology, and holds special significance as it aligns with the 160th anniversary of V.I. Vernadsky's birth and the 120th anniversary of I.V. Kurchatov's birth. These milestones further amplify the importance and resonance of this remarkable occasion.