This year It has been held in two nominations: Video and Written work, and the song May Waltz by composer Igor Luchenok to lyrics by Mikhail Yasen was an inspiring motive for the participants.
The participants from 12 enterprises presented their art works. Most of all – eight works – came from the Arkhangelsk Region (JSC NIPTB Onega), and six works were from Khabarovsk. Also, the contest participants were JSC SPO Arktika, CB Vympel, PJSC Krasnoye Sormovo Plant, JSC SPMBM Malakhit, JSC PO Sevmash, JSC SKTBE, JSC SNSZ, JSC Rubin, JSC TSCB MT Rubin, and JSC PSZ Yantar.
Children demonstrated their creativity in a variety of genres: poems, songs, essays, historical re-enactments, and dances. The dance groups danced in the May Victory Waltz. Many participants engaged their relatives and friends in creating videos and used family archives and memories of eyewitnesses to prepare their essays. Many good works, profound and original, were submitted for the contest. Denis Efremov (15 years old) became the winner in the nomination Written work, Nikita Gaidar (14 years old) won in the nomination Video. Their grandfathers Valery Alexandrovich Lobanov and Alexander Viktorovich Zadvorov work at Khabarovsk shipyard. As an award, the winners will have an informative trip to the capital of the Russian fleet, St. Petersburg. Augustin Cisar, former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Slovakia in Russia, Consul General of the Slovak Republic in St. Petersburg is the sponsor of the trip.
Two more participants received ipads as a special prize from Georgy Poltavchenko: Polina Smolenskaya, 12 years old, who submitted a written work (her father is an employee of JSC PO Sevmash), and Sergey Kuzmin, 12 years old, who prepared a video clip in a military-historical re-enactment genre (his mother is an employee of JSC PSW Yantar).
According to Georgy Poltavchenko, he «was delighted to see the works of the contestants and noted a really high level. Pupils were able to get deep into the history of our country, its heroic past. Moreover, the most important thing is that each work is filled with patriotism, pride for their country, and love for their ancestors who defended the world from fascism”.