I. Metshin “I recommend all citizens to visit the competition sites, it is a magnificent sight”
Photo by Denis Gordiyko
August 19, Ksenia Shvetsova). “I recommend all citizens to take part in the
championship and visit the competition sites. The entrance will be free, the
registration procedure will not take much time. People fly to us across the
ocean to see this. We have seen these competitions in other countries. Believe
me, this is a magnificent sight when thousands of professional hands work
wonders. It's worth it to come and see”. Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan,
said this today at the Business Monday during a discussion of the city’s
readiness to host the WorldSkills Kazan 2019.
22, the stadium “Kazan Arena” will host the opening ceremony of the WorldSkills
Kazan 2019. Famous singers Elka, Alexander Panayotov, Yan Ge, and others will
perform at it. The opening ceremony will be broadcasted on the official website
of the championship. The issue of a live broadcast on one of the federal
channels is also being worked out, said Rustem Gafarov, the first deputy head
of the Executive Committee, at the Business Monday.
want to reveal all the secrets of the ceremony, but I can say that the show
will be devoted to the path of becoming a professional”, said R. Gafarov.
“Technical innovations will be used, for example, virtual reality technologies.
The show is being put on by the team of Igor Krutoy, a People’s Artist of Russia,
a producer, and Aleksey Sechenov, a director. They are well known to us, they
were preparing the opening and closing ceremonies of the Universiade 2013, as
well as the FINA 2015”.
ceremony will be attended by creative teams of Kazan and the RT and famous
performers: Elka, Alexander Panayotov, Yan Ge, the indie band “Termates” and
the jukbox trio.
surprises await the audience. Of course, one of them will be a participation in
the ceremony of the robot Sofia, the only android in the world that received
citizenship and a Saudi passport.
competitions will be held from 23 to 26 of August at the exhibition center
“Kazan Expo”. Anyone can see the contest of the best masters of their craft. To
receive a free invitation ticket, you need to register on the official site
worldskills2019.com or get a ticket at the exhibition center “Kazan Expo”.
Children under 12 years old can visit the championship only accompanied by
championship will end with a closing ceremony on August 27. “The main event of
the ceremony will be the awarding of the best in each competence and the
presentation of the most prestigious prize of the championship: the awards of
Albert Widal, founder of the WorldSkills movement”, said R. Gafarov. “Names of
the winners will be known at the closing ceremony of the championship”.
the opening and closing ceremonies can be purchased on the championship website
and at the box office “Kazan Arena”.
and closing ceremonies of the championship will be one of the most striking
events for the city, said Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan. “Unfortunately,
the stadium will not be able to accommodate everyone, but you can watch the
broadcasts. I recommend all citizens to take part in the championship and visit
the competition sites. The entrance will be free, the registration procedure
will not take much time”, said the Mayor. “People fly across the ocean to see
this. We have seen these competitions in other countries. Believe me, this is a
magnificent sight when thousands of professional hands work wonders. It's worth
it to come and see”.
only a few days left before the start of the competition, so it is necessary to
check all the preparatory measures again in the near future, added the Mayor. “All
organizational issues should be resolved”, said I. Metshin. “The most important
thing is to welcome the world championship with a festive good mood so that
people also take away a piece of warmth, the hospitality of our Kazan and its
contestants from 63 countries will take part in the 45th WorldSkills
Championship in Kazan from 22 to 27 of August. 1294 experts will evaluate them
in 56 competencies. The Russian team included 8 Kazan citizens, two more
residents of the capital of Tatarstan will fight for victory in the junior