Russian Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu, President of the Geographical Society announced at a press conference on the launch of the project, the competition unique geographical, historical and architectural monuments of the country "Russia 10".
According to Sergei Shoigu, one of the most important functions of the project is to promote the image of Russia as a unique country with a rich cultural and natural heritage. According to him, the popularization of the greatest monuments of architecture and nature will highlight the diversity and originality of Russia.
The project will be selected by ten new visual symbols of Russia through Internet and SMS voting. Materials collected during the competition will be used to create the landscape "Russia Park" near the town of Domodedovo, Moscow region. According to Shoigu, the project will make Russia more attractive for tourists. "But first of all we are doing it for themselves, everyone to have the opportunity to come to the park and see all the valuable historical and architectural sites, the hallmarks of our country," — he said.
As explained by the Acting Governor of Moscow Andrei Vorobyov, for the construction of the park vydeleny1000 hectares, which will house all of the most emblematic monuments of the country in miniature. "This competition will allow us to more deeply honor the history and culture of our country and make it more attractive to tourists," — said Vorobyov. He noted that the entire fleet should be a "roll call laced with values." "I think the Sergiev Posad, Pavlovsky Posad, Moscow Region crafts will be a very important part of the park," — said Acting Governor.
In turn, the deputy director of the media holding RTR Dmitry Mednikov told that the project is planned to be translated into foreign languages.
From March 25 to September 29, 2013 TV Russia1 and Russian Geographical Society with the support of the "Russia 2", "Russia 24", "Moscow 24", "My Planet", "Country" radio stations "Vesti FM", "lighthouse" "Russian Radio", BBC News online portals and multimedia project carried out strana-competition "Russia 10". The purpose of the project — to maintain a sustained interest in our country as an object of national and international tourism, a story about the unique geographical, architectural and historical sites in Russia, the formation of a new wave in the regions "geopatriotizma." One of the most important functions of the project is to promote the image of Russia as a unique country with a rich cultural and natural heritage. Popularization of the greatest monuments of architecture and nature will highlight the diversity and originality of Russia. The task of the project — a choice of ten new visual symbols Russia by popular vote.
To participate in the competition during the preliminary voting held in the regions of Russia, was selected more than 700 objects, which are available and for which you can vote online