Bright flower presentation unfolded on August 23 at Salavat Yulaev square, which brought together professionals and amateurs of the landscape industry, designers and florists to showcase examples of their art.
Ufa may become a host city for the International Children's Summer Games in 2019. Rustem Khamitov met with the Secretary General of the International Children's Games (ICG) Richard Smith and members of the ICG Committee in the House of the Republic. The parties discussed last International Children's Winter Games which were organized in the capital of the Republic in 2013 and talked about the future in terms of interaction in the sphere of holding most prestigious competitions in Ufa.
"City of Art" project goes on in Ufa. It is aimed at the transformation of urban appearance. Three teams from Ufa, Orenburg and Sterlitamak decorate the walls of the buildings of their cities with art objects. In the capital of Bashkortostan a huge graffiti depicting a dancing girl in a national costume will soon appear on Mendeleev street across from one of the shopping malls. Contour drawing is ready, the artists are ready to start painting graffiti itself. It will be completed in September.
August 7, the first “Neighbor Day” city picnic took place in Ufa. Any Ufa citizen, wishing to improve life in the city, could come and participate.
The event turned a spot on Said-Galiev Blvd. into a real public space. A kind of an open office was organized here - together with architects and sociologists citizens were trying to answer such questions as: what should a public space be like? How does a dream yard look like? How can we implement joint projects? The work was supervised by professors of architecture and state and municipal administration. Results of the survey will be included in the project of a new type of public space. Later it will be presented at the second town-planning forum UrbanBairam on August 21.
July 29, delegation of the Republic of Bashkortostan met with President of International World Games Association, Mr. Jose Perurena Lopez, in Lausanne (Switzerland). During the meeting, the official ceremony of placing the bid of Ufa to host the 11th World Games in 2021took place.
On July 27th a unique «Race Across Europe by Bike» started in Ufa. James Bowtell, a UK undergraduate, plans to cross seven countries in less than 45 days and set a Guinness World Record.
According to the rating of Tour Operators Association of Russia, Ufa is popular with tourists. Analysis of Yandex searches shows that in June users were looking for things to do in Ufa more than 17 thousand times.
July 15, Russian President Vladimir Putin invited the participants of the extended meeting of BRICS leaders in Fortaleza (Brazil) to the next summit, which will be held on 9-10 July 2015 in Ufa. The head of Bashkortostan, Rustem Khamitov, took part in official events of the 6th Summit of Heads of State and of Government of BRICS within the delegation of the Russian Federation.
- We invite you all to the BRICS summit in Ufa, Russia on July 9-10 next year, - Vladimir Putin said.
According to him, Russia will ensure the continuity in the operation of the association, will take into account the priorities put forward during the Brazilian presidency and at the same time try to enrich the work with new ideas and do everything to strengthen the role of BRICS in international affairs and regional issues.
First Kickboxing World University Championship is held in Ufa from 12 to 16 of July. It started from the opening ceremony, which took place in the sports center of Bashkir State Medical University. 164 athletes, representing 17 countries –from Ireland to Nepal – take part in the competition. Russian athletes arrived from 20 cities.
Of course, we count on our sportsmen, as well as kickboxers from Ukraine and Belarus. Finals are expected to be breathtaking. They start at 12 a.m. on July, 16.
The first batch of a new medicine has been released by a branch of Microgen research and manufacturing association in Ufa - Immunopreparat.
Invited by Ufa City Municipal District Administration, a delegation of Hefei Administration paid a visit to the capital of Bashkortostan. Hefei is the administrative center of Anhui Province of China (PRC).
On May 24, 2014 Ufa city municipal district Administration together with “Ufanet” Company organized a big dancing celebration named “Spring Promenade 2014”, which gathered around five thousand Ufa high school graduates, their teachers, relatives and friends on one square.
Within the framework of the international "Keruen" TV bike run Kazakh riders visited Ufa, where they met with the Consul of Kazakhstan in Kazan Temirlan Aymagambetov, representatives of Kazakh expat community, Ufa bikers and journalists.
"Keruen" TV bike run started on May 21, on the first day of the Astana Economic Forum. Sultan Serik, Diyaz Baiseitov and Askhat Zhakabaev will travel through Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Monaco, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan on their “iron horses”. In the course of the bike run in Europe the participants will be involved in daily meetings with scientists, innovators and artists from different countries, «G-global» and EXPO 2017 briefings, they will also visit innovation parks and local places of interest.
The celebration of sport and healthy lifestyle held in Ufa on May 18, 2014 – Day of 1,000 cyclists – can be described with three words: large-scale, popular and positive. It became so thanks to Ufa citizens and guests coming from other cities such as Kazan, Izhevsk, Yekaterinburg, Sterlitamak, Salavat, Neftekamsk. The atmosphere itself that prevailed on that day gave cheerfulness, health, and joy to all the participants and observers on the spaces in front of Russian Drama Theatre and Congress Hall as well as on the routes for cycling fans.
Young Ufa citizen Valeriya Markelova won the title «LITTLE MISS WORLD-2014" in International Children's Festival-Competition of beauty, fashion and talent in Turkey. The audience was amazed by Valeriya’s catwalk in Bashkir national costume and creative performance.
This competition is an event of high artistic level, with its own history. For over 23 years it has been organized in different countries: Russia, Armenia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Spain. The contest allows participants - children aged 3 to 17 years - to present the culture and traditions of their peoples and establish friendship among children of different countries.
May 6, 2014 On Lenin square Ufa citizens joined the All-Russian civic and patriotic action "Immortal regiment" for the first time. More than three thousand young citizens formed a column and marched in a solemn procession in honor of Victory Day with photos of their relatives – veterans.
Two artists from Ufa have started to work.
On the wall of the house 5 on Gagarin Street portraits of war veterans will appear in the nearest future. Two artists are working on this project - Alexander Kaidalov and Oleg Kaybishev. Almost a third of the work is done so far, but the artists are planning to finish the project by May 6. Such artwork will be a real present for the veterans.
Cycling parade “Day of 1,000 bicyclists” will take place in Ufa on May 18, 2014. The participants start from Lenin Square and cycle to amphitheater by Congress Hall.
Young scientists from Ufa created a 3D platform for investors. It will be possible to change the landscape design and design the construction with the help of this system in real time mode - it requires special glasses, a monitor, and software. ReaLook is a system of immersion and interaction with the object in a virtual environment. Project manager of ErTech Victor Erivantsev says: «ReaLook is intuitive, complete immersion in the virtual environment, it has a friendly and functional interface, system availability and opportunities, allowing you to work in any field of application. For 4 months, I believe we have achieved really outstanding results: the project won three different competitions.
In Ufa, on April 20, 2014 , the country's largest baursak, weighing 179 kg, was made on the square n.a. Salavat Yulaev. Baursak is a variety of doughnut-like pastry, eaten as a dessert with sugar, butter and honey. Chief editor of the Russian Book of Records Stanislav Konenko arrived in the capital of Bashkortostan to fix the record.