The annual multimedia competition "Foreign View" has started at the Presidential Library

15 June 2021

The Presidential Library invites everyone to take part in the XI International Annual "Foreign View" Multimedia Competition, which this year is held with the support of the "Bright Photo Market", a long-term partner of the library. Detailed information about the project, as well as the form for registration and submission of competitive applications are posted on the website

In 2021, due to the restrictions adopted throughout the world due to the difficult epidemiological situation, the competition is not dedicated to any one specific topic. Working remotely, the inability to travel and participate in various events gave us time to reflect, comprehend the accumulated experience and memories of the past. XI multimedia competition "Foreign view" proposes to create a joint "Archive of Memories".

This year, works for the competition will be accepted in the following nominations.

Nomination "A year, two, three ... ago". Social networks often take us back in time by posting photos posted some time ago in the feed. Then we relive these moments anew, remember the place, mood, weather, hear the voices of friends or random travel companions. Share these memories!

The "Bright World - Bright Memories" nomination is for those participants who like to discover the world for themselves. Tell us which countries have you been able to visit over the past few years, where, in which corners of the planet you have experienced the strongest emotions, where you would like to return again.

The main characters in the “My Hero” nomination are people whose personal values and life priorities, in your opinion, should serve as an example for everyone.

Impressions about new technologies and discoveries, about a world that is changing before our eyes, are accepted in the "New Reality" nomination.

Traditionally, the "Foreign View" competition includes a separate - geographical - nomination. This year it bears the title "Russia and France: Always in Touch" and is dedicated to cooperation between our two countries.

Anyone can participate and vote in the "Readers' Choice" nomination. Post your foreign memories - photos and short videos with the hashtag #вспомнитьвсё - on Instagram, mark the Presidential Library account and invite your friends to support you. The best pictures and videos will be published in the Presidential Library account. The winner will be the author of the work with the most votes.

The competition traditionally accepts works made by Russians abroad and made by foreigners in Russia. The exception is two nominations: "My Hero" and "New Reality", where works created without taking this rule into account can be considered.

Acceptance of works in all nominations of the XI International Annual Multimedia Competition "Foreign View" will be held until November 2021. The awarding of the laureates is scheduled for the end of the year.

The project participants will not only compete for victory, but also have the opportunity to become part of the world community, which annually creates a digital chronicle of the most striking events of our time for future generations. The best pictures are included in the photo album, which, along with the best videos, will replenish the electronic fund of the Presidential Library. Materials sent to the multimedia competition become part of exhibitions at various cultural venues in the country.