OBJECTIVES OF EASTERN ECONOMIC FORUM:
– To improve relations between the international investment community, Russian business, and Federal and local governments;
– A comprehensive expert assessment of the economic potential of East Russia, as well as the improvement of the competitiveness and investment attractiveness of the region, both at the Russian and international level;
– The presentation of new conditions for investments and doing business by means of exclusive procedures created for East Russia – the Territory of Priority Development and the Free Port of Vladivostok.
The Eastern Economic Forum is a unique platform for cooperation between representatives from the worlds of business and politics, as well as members of the expert and media communities from Russia and the Asia-Pacific region.
THE FAR EAST STREET EXHIBITION IS PART OF THE EASTERN ECONOMIC FORUM 2017
The Far East Street EXHIBITION will be held as part of the FORUM at the Far Eastern Federal University campus on Russky Island embankment – not farther than 500 m from main building. The organisers of the Exhibition are the Far East Development Fund and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, supported by the Federal Agency for Tourism.
Between September 5 and 10, 2017, EEF participants will have an opportunity to get to know the unique and outstanding features of each of the nine Far Eastern Federal District constituent entities: the Amur, Magadan and Sakhalin Regions, the Jewish Autonomous Region, the Kamchatka, Primorsky and Khabarovsk Territories, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), and the Chukotka Autonomous District.
The Exhibition will open its doors to the general public on September 9-10.
The participating regions have developed unique pavilion concepts for the Exhibition. Their venues will showcase the cultural and historical traditions, natural riches and industrial potential of each of the regions.
The Exhibition will feature a fusion of the Far East’s traditions and innovative technology.
The Fish Market area will offer tastings of the traditional and original Far Eastern cuisine.
The City of Artisans area will introduce visitors to the arts and craft traditions of the Far East’s peoples.
A special pavilion run by the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia will host an exhibition of achievements of the Far East’s regional food and beverage industry. An exposition by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation will be an interactive venue where visitors can learn about the natural beauty of the Far East.
The Exhibition’s cultural programme will be complemented by a carnival parade of regional delegations, a concert featuring performances representing each region.
The Exhibition will culminate in a gala concert and an award ceremony for winners in the Best Pavilion and Best Mockup or Art Object categories, as well as for “people’s choice” designers/performers of the best stage costume, best concert number, best culinary dish, best souvenir and best traditional craft work.