On November 15, the annual nationwide award “Patron of the Year”, established by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, took place in the Russian Museum of Ethnography, within the framework of the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum
In the nomination: “Preservation and Development of National Cultures, Folk Art”, AO Achimgaz, represented by General Director Oleg Valeryevich Osipovich was given special mention for financing the modernization of the “Natural-ethnographic complex in the village of Gornoknyazevsk” in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Maksimov Vadim Eduardovich, Deputy General Director for Human Resources and Control Over The Implementation Of The Project Of AO Achimgaz, took part in the award ceremony. He was awarded a diploma for finalist of the Nationwide “Patron of the Year” Award and a commemorative statuette.
The title “Patron of the Year” is awarded for financial assistance to projects aimed at preserving the cultural heritage of Russia, museums, theaters, exhibition centers and other sites.
It should be noted that this year, for the first time, the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug was among the finalists of the competition.