PenzaNews photo-correspondent Maxim Kostyushin involved in “Tavrida”
Penza, 22 August 2016. PenzaNews. PenzaNews photojournalist Maxim Kostyushin takes part in the All-Russian Youth Educational Forum “Tavrida” in the Crimea, in partnership with the All-Russian People's Front and International news agency “Russia today.”
The session for young journalists of the regional and local media started on Saturday, August 20 and will be on until Wednesday.
According to Maxim Kostyushin, participants are divided into teams of 15 people which include representatives of different regions of the country.
“The Forum organizers prepared a rich program. In addition to lectures, one has opportunity to choose a workshop. Despite the tight schedule, time for sports is provided — there are grounds for football, volleyball, water polo. Also in the breaks between events, the participants can take a swim in the sea,” he said.
Maxim Kostyushin added that on Sunday, August 21, the young journalists were told about the work of the Popular Front — the experience of ARPF centers on independent monitoring of execution of the president's decrees “Narodnaya ekspertiza” [national expertise], public monitoring on the issues of ecology and protection of forests, as well as projects “For fair procurement” and “For the rights of borrowers.”
PenzaNews photojournalist noted that on Monday, August 22 the speakers are representatives of INA “Russia Today,” TV channel “Russia 24,” TASS, and among the topics are videos for non-core journalists, text and multimedia journalism.
Forum “Tavrida” was established by order of Russian President, Vladimir Putin, the leader of the Popular Front as of April 20, 2015. Its organizers are the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs, the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation and “Rospatriottsentr” of Rosmolodezh.
The first Educational Forum “Tavrida” was held in 2014 in the Crimea near Sevastopol. It gathered over 1.5 thousand Young people from all regions of Russia and 60 countries of the world.
In 2015, the forum was held at the Bakal Spit. It consisted of eight thematic shifts, which brought together young artists, sculptors, writers, poets, musicians and representatives of other creative professions.