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It is held annually with an active backing of the Vologda Oblast Government. The venue of the Gates to the North is the Exhibition Centre "Russky Dom". The exhibition area and various segments, along with the comprehensive programme and supporting events represent the entire product spectrum of the tourist industry of the Vologda Oblast. At the same time, they form the basis for the development of new ideas, approaches and targeted marketing.
The main exhibition event in the Czech Republic will be the 57th International Engineering Fair (MSV). It is the leading industrial trade fair in Central Europe with annual participation reaching more than 1800 exhibitors and 75000 visitors from 60 countries worldwide. More than a third of the exhibitors are from abroad. All nine of the key specialist sectors of the engineering industry are very well represented.
The meeting with Danish Consul General in St Petersburg Thorbjørn Lindmark, the representatives of the Royal Danish Consulate in St. Petersburg and Danish business circles was held within the framework of the International Exhibition-fair Russian Wood that started its work in Vologda on December 3.
The celebration will take place at Ded Moroz's Votchina, a few miles outside Veliky Ustyug. Festive performances, fireworks, sport events and concerts are part of the program. By the well-established tradition, many guests are to arrive in Veliky Ustyug to congratulate Ded Moroz. They are holiday-season miracle-makers, wonderland creatures and helpers from Russia and CIS-countries. Of course, children from all parts of Russia will be there too.