Having built its own racing tradition, Vladivostok has successfully run in the country’s vanguard for a long time and dreams of becoming a center of the marathon movement in the Asian Pacific. The number of races and marathons in the seaside capital is growing, and Vladivostok International Marathon is considered one of the main runs.
There are three distances for people with different levels of training, motivation and endurance: 5 km, 21.1, and 42.2 km. Participants are from Japan, Korea, China and other countries — not to mention neighbors from Russian Far East regions. The event features spectacular views of Vladivostok at the best time of year in the
Each person has his/her own reason to run or not run. Vladivostok International Marathon provides one more — an impressive monetary prize for the winner. Details of the event and the program are available on the organizers’ website.
Tiger Day in Vladivostok is celebrated on a grand scale. The day begins with a festive carnival procession along Oceansky Prospekt, with children, students, and adults all participating in this tiger parade. A theatrical musical performance unfolds on the square, as well as attractions with environmental themes and competitions. The day ends with a concert by famous Vladivostok or Russian groups. The purpose of this holiday is to encourage the residents of the Far East, and the population of the entire planet, to reflect on the need to preserve the rare Amur tiger.
Dalinfokom is the main meeting place for IT professionals in the Far East. It is an effective platform to discuss key issues of development in the Information Society. Here, companies can showcase new products and services in the field of IT and telecommunications, as well as find professional staff. For project sponsors there is a startup competition, with an opportunity to meet with investors. During the forum there are
CreativeSpot is a city youth fair, which helps local designers and creative entrepreneurs find a wider audience. As part of CreativeSpot, educational, musical and entertainment events take place throughout Vladivostok. The fair showcases the products and services of novice designers, seamstresses, retailers of clothing, accessories, old vinyl, home decor, chefs, and DJs. The CreativeSpot Fair is open to anyone seeking a venue for
The International Jazz Festival is held in Vladivostok, and in cities of the Primorsky Kray, in mid November each year. The Festival’s musical concept takes into account the variety in jazz culture and the relevance of the performances presented. The festival is held to develop musical culture, familiarize a wider audience with the best examples of world art, engage a unified international music media scene, promote jazz music of different styles, and strengthen friendly relations.