International exhibition of creativity and hobbies Moscow Hobby Expo

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Opening of the 2nd International specialized exhibition Moscow Hobby Expo

25 March 2011

The Gala Opening Ceremony of a unique show of the own complex exhibition program, the 2nd International specialized exhibition Moscow Hobby Expo, was held March 25, 2011 in Crocus Expo IEC.

Moscow Hobby Expo 2011 unites all modeling related segments and relevant sections: railroads modeling, ship modeling, aircraft modeling, vehicles modeling, war gaming, remote control models, accessories for models and dioramas, architectural models, tools, devices and facilities, equipment, materials for modeling, literature, manuals, master classes, films, competitions of models and many other things.

The interest of attendees is just huge: during the first opening hours of the show more than 200 people came to the exposition! Fans and specialists of all ages came to enjoy hi-tech radio controlled models and various races and competitions.
The Official Opening Ceremony was traditionally held by Arcady Zlotnikov, First Deputy Director Crocus Expo IEC. The following high ranking persons participated in the ceremony:

  • Viktor Chernov, Major General and Deputy Chairman of the Voluntary Society for Cooperation with the Army, Aviation, and Fleet (DOSAAF) of Russia;
  • Alexander Krutik, President of the Federation of Ship Modeling Sport of Russia;
  • Mikhail Bubnov, President of the Federation of Aircraft Modeling Sport of Russia;
  • Guennady Nikitin, Director General of NIKO creative association;
  • Olga Larionova, Deputy Director Crocus Expo IEC.

The speakers have expressed gratitude to the organizers of the project and have underlined its importance: Moscow Hobby Expo positively influences youth’s interest for the informative world of a hobby, successfully developing numerous modeling hobbies in Russia.

Today participants of the Moscow Hobby Expo 2011 have prepared a various entertaining program. The Federation of Aircraft Modeling Sport of Russia will hold demonstration performances of aircraft modeling sportsmen and a master class The First Flight. Real tank battles and parade of all military models will be presented on a special tank platform arranged by Moscow Tank Club.

The 1st Indoor Winter championship of Russia for radio controlled off-road vehicles will be officially opened March 26. The visitors of the trade fair will watch the first qualification rounds and final races in several classes.

Come and enjoy the exposition at Moscow Hobby Expo 2011! Join the surprising and fine world of hobbies, unusual collections, author's exclusive articles and positive emotions!

Irina Hodjush
Press Service Crocus Expo IEC
phone: +7 (495) 727 27 57