The Second Muus uSTAR Youth Festival ended in Yakutia on March 26. More than 3 thousand boys and girls from all over the republic took part in the event on the main site, in total about 17 thousand people were involved offline at 19 sites. 350 thousand participants joined the online broadcast, including from other regions of the Far East, as well as Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan and the Crimea.
The opening of the festival took place in the Triumph Stadium, where the winners of competitions held within the framework of 13 tracks were awarded — from art and dance to science and sports, from ecology and young business to esports and the IT industry. The head of Yakutia Aisen Nikolaevaddressed the participants of the event, noting that many creative and talented young people are developing in the republic.
"I am glad that patriotic youth is growing in Yakutia, the youth of the new time, who loves their country and republic. Today our country really needs your support, and I am sure that each of you is not just in words, but in deeds is a patriot. We believe in you. You are wonderful and talented. I am sure that with the support of our guests — stars of sports, culture, science, who came to us for the Muus uSTAR festival, you will become even better, achieve great success and conquer the whole world," the head of Yakutia said.
ODBT became a co-organizer of the festival and took over, among other things, consulting, fundraising, as well as PR support and software content of the event.
"The festival is a serious social and career lift for the youth of Yakutia and the entire Far East. A special role is played here by the possibility of communication of children with opinion leaders, with the best experts of Russia, as well as the possibility of their cooperation in such areas as IT technology, science, design, cinema, music, tourism, ecology and many others. This allows young people to realize their potential and determine the directions in which they want to develop," said Olga Grishchenko, CEO of ODBT.
The headliners of this year’s festival were choreographer Egor Druzhinin, gymnasts Arina Averina and Dina Averina, figure skater Adelina Sotnikova, Russian bloggers, journalists, musicians, scientists, entrepreneurs and experts from various industries. The presenters were showman Anton Komolov, actor Mikhail Bashkatov, actress, resident of "Comedy Woman" Maria Kravchenko. Under the guidance of experts, the guys took part in master classes, flash mobs and educational clusters. So, as part of the Science Slam competition, students and teachers shared their research with the audience. More than 100 young participants performed in the rhythmic gymnastics concert. The winners of the readers' competition within the framework of the track "Literature" were awarded prizes by cosmonaut from the Roscosmos detachment Ivan Wagner.
On the second day of the festival, an ice performance combining figure skating and a fire show took place. Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova, who previously also gave a master class for young figure skaters, performed for the guests. As part of the mapping show, the Triumph building was decorated with colorful light projections. The event ended with a drone show.
The event was organized by the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and Rosmolodezh. The general partner of the festival is the company "Elgaugol", partners are the Airline "Yakutia", Transneft. Information partners — NVK Sakha, MUZ-TV, Rutube and VK.