CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES AT THE FOUNDATION FOR THE SUPPORT OF INNOVATION AND YOUTH INITIATIVES ON THE LAUNCH OF THE YOUNG DESIGN AND ART COMPETITION ST. PETERSBURG YOUNG DESIGN 2022
On September 15, 2022 the opening ceremony of the city contest of young design and art St. Petersburg Young Design 2022 was held in the "Under the sky" amphitheater of Kirov Palace of Culture. Petersburg Young Design 2022, organized by the Foundation for the Support of Innovation and Youth Initiatives of St. Petersburg with the support of the Presidential Grants Foundation. This year the competition is taking place for the third year in a row.
The opening ceremony was attended by the leaders of the city, as well as representatives of the four major St. Petersburg specialized universities, acting as co-organizers of the contest. Welcoming speeches to the participants of the ceremony were made by Vladimir Knyaginin, the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg, Sergey Salkutsan, the Director General of St. Petersburg Innovation and Youth Initiatives Support Fund, Anna Kislitser, the rector of A. A. Stieglitz St. Petersburg State Academy of Arts and Industry, Konstantin Rector of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and the President of the St. Petersburg State Pedagogical University. Anna Kislitsyna, director of St. Petersburg Higher School of Economics Anna Tyshetskaya, Vice-Rector for Youth Policy and Communication Technologies of St. Petersburg State Pedagogical University Maxim Pasholikov, director of Costume Design Institute and head of painting and drawing department Peter Gamayunov, and representatives of partner companies.
The St. Petersburg Young Design competition was created to give young talents the opportunity to bring their ideas to life by taking part in major projects with partner organizations in both industry and the arts. One of the central aims of the competition is to popularize design and design education. Last year's winners shared their impressions of participation from the stage and told about their successes and plans.
The organizer of the competition St. Petersburg Young Design 2022 contest is organized by St. Petersburg Innovation and Youth Initiatives Support Fund, and the co-organizers, who presented their nominations on the contest platform, were four large St. Petersburg higher educational institutions: Stieglitz Academy, together with which the first contest variant was developed three years ago; St. Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design; National Research University Higher School of Economics - St. Petersburg, and also Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. The project is implemented using a grant from the President of the Russian Federation provided by the Presidential Grants Foundation.
This year's competition partners:
PJSC Gazprom Neft, PJSC Rostelecom, National Center for Industrial Design and Innovation - 2050.LAB, JSC Metrostroy of the Northern Capital, the Palace of Culture named after Kirov. Kirov Palace of Culture, ZARENKOV GALLERY, "C-line" LLC, Publishing House "Peter", SPb GKU "MFC", Administration of MO "Zanevskoe urban settlement" Vsevolozhsk municipal district of Leningrad region, LLC "PMP" (Elby Group), JSC "Imperial Porcelain Factory", Concept Group LLC (Raskroi design space), MKS Management Company (Pkhali Khinkali and Khacho and Puri restaurant chains), DESIGNIC design studio, information partner of "The Box" nomination - St. Petersburg Congress and Exhibition Bureau, Lavka 78.