On January 22-26, the city of Birsk will host an annual open festival of pop songs and dance "Kreschenskie morozy-2014". The next festival will gather beginners and experienced entertainers for the 20th time. Solo artists of pop songs, dance, instrumental, vocal and instrumental ensembles are invited for participation in the competition.
The Russian government has approved subsidies from the federal budget to air transport organizations to ensure the availability of intra-regional transport in the Volga Federal District. 620 million rubles will be directed for regional air service support. The corresponding decree was signed by the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
In Beloretsk Russian competitions in Alpine skiing devoted to the memory of the USSR Master of Sports Rustem Shayhlislamov finished in the "Mratkino" ski centre. The most prestigious in our country children competitions gathered young athletes aged 12-15 years from 30 regions of Russia, from Karachay-Cherkessia to Kamchatka. Total 350 people attended the competitions.
The number of Presidential grants to support creative projects were increased. The other day in the Government of the Republic a decree was signed to regulate new procedure for granting subsidies. As the Ministry of Culture RB explains, now not only theatrical, musical, dance groups and movie studios can apply for grants, but also representatives of the fine arts.
In Canada Bashkir sportsmen showed excellent performance at the next stage of the World Cup of the International Paralympic Committee on Nordic Skiing and Biathlon.
Some time ago the Information and Control Centre of the city of Ufa was acknowledged the best in the Volga Federal District having taken the first place in the competition "Best municipal operations control duty service in the Volga Federal District". Now it became known that the Ufa Information and Control Centre won the second place at the national stage of the competition for the title of "Best municipal operations control duty service of 2013 ", second only to the city of Kursk.
The main New Year Holiday - Presidential Children's New Year party will be held at “Himik” recreation centre20 декабря
The main New Year Holiday of the republic — Presidential Children's New Year party, which should be held at the Youth Palace of Bashkir State Agrarian University, will be conducted at “Himik” recreation centre, the Ministry of Education RB reports.
Maxim Chudov announced about finishing his sports career, the press service of the Russian Biathlon Union informs. In Russia for the last time Maxim Chudov will take part in the individual race at "Izhevsk Rifle" on December 20. On December 21 Maxim Chudov will take part in the Olympic Torch Relay carrying the torch along his native "Biathlon" sports complex. “That's good that I will finish my career like this — with Olympic Torch in my hands. I do not regret a second of that time which I dedicated to biathlon,” Maxim Chudov said.
Bashkortostan President will deliver his annual address to the republican parliamentarians on December 2617 декабря
The next plenary meeting of the State Assembly — Kurultay RB will be held on December 26. According to the Speaker of the Parliament Konstantin Tolkachev, the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov will make his annual address to the parliamentarians of the republic at the forthcoming meeting. At the presidium meeting deputies approved the next meeting agenda, which included more than 40 issues. For the first time 15 legislative initiatives will be presented to the deputies’ attention. Among them there is the draft law "On Amendments and Additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Bashkortostan", "On Amendments to the Administrative Offense Code of Bashkortostan Republic", "On Amendments to the Law of Bashkortostan Republic" "On Freedom of Conscience and Religion in Bashkortostan Republic", "On Cultural Heritage (historical and cultural monuments) of the Peoples of Bashkortostan Republic".
This week in Bashkortostan frosty weather is established, weather forecasters predict small amounts of precipitation. According to the Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia, on December 16 "heavy snow, blizzard, sleet formation and snow drifts" are expected in the region. On December 18 at most part of the Volga Federal District snow, sleet, ice-slick and wind from 15 to 20 metres per second are forecasted. On December 16 and 17 in some areas of the republic at night air temperature will drop to 20 degrees below zero, during the day it will rise to minus 12-14 degrees Celsius.