2023 “Our Generation” Competition Opening Ceremony

On November 12, the opening ceremony of the 2023 “Our Generation” competition is to be held as part of the Russia International Exhibition & Forum. The event will take place at Pavilion #75, VDNH. A press conference will be held before the opening ceremony. The organizers will talk about the stages of the competition and welcome finalists from different countries.

After the press conference, finalists will tour the exhibition. The opening ceremony will start at 19:30. Prior registration is required to visit the event. Visit the official site: The event will be hosted by TV presenter and blogger Artem Shalimov and TV presenter Nastya Knyazeva. Singer, musician, and showman Vyacheslav Makarov will be the special guest of the ceremony. The fantastic concert and official welcome of the finalists notwithstanding, the order of the finalists’ performances will be decided during the opening ceremony.

Main organizer and founder of the competition: “Contemporary Art Academy” Creativity Development Center. General partner: TINKOFF BANK. Strategic partner of the competition: “Movement of the First” All-Russian Social & State Movement for Children and Young People. Media partners: NTV and Love Radio. The competition is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Presidential Fund for Cultural Initiatives.