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Golden Turtle” — first interactive wildlife festival

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Nov.  10 – Nov.  19
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Festival

Largest international eco-educational project

The Golden Turtle Festival is the largest international eco-educational project, bringing together photographers, designers and artists celebrating the beauty of the wildlife.

The “Golden Turtle” festival is a series of creative competitions

For photographers, artists and designers from all over the world, the winners of which are exhibited at the Wildlife Festival in Moscow and regional exhibitions during the all-russian roadshow.

Official worldwide event

The Golden Turtle Festival is the official event held within the framework of the United Nations Decade for Conservation of Biodiversity in Russia.

10 years history

Over 10 years, the Festival grew to be the largest international professional wildlife photo contest and exhibition.
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Space

The Golden Turtle Internation Festival is the largest international eco-educational project, celebrating the beauty of the wildlife

The “Living Space” of the Festival includes several zones and brings together participants and partners who, through creativity, environmental education and cultural programs, draw people's attention to the beauty, fragility and versatility of wildlife.
10
Years of history
5'000'000
Visitors worldwide
10'000
Professional photographers
100'000'000
People reached via media partnerships
100'000
works of art
300'000
visitors in 2017
2017
2016
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2006
2017
The Festival takes on special significance in 2017, which has been declared the Year of Ecology in Russia by the decree of the President.
The «Golden Turtle» Festival is unrivalled in the world as one of the most significant environmental and educational activities of Russia conducted within the framework of the UN Decade of Biodiversity Conservation.
2016
The world’s largest Wildlife Art Festival is held in Russia’s biggest exhibition hall – the Moscow Manezh

The «Golden Turtle» Festival becomes the official event within the Year of Ecology in Russia
2014
«Golden Turtle» becomes the world’s largest Art Festival celebrating wildlife.
2013
The «Wild Russia» Presentation (best pictures of nature in Russia from the archives of the «Golden Turtle» contest) at the largest wildlife conservation forum Wild’10 in Salamanca (Spain)
2012
Becoming one of the two world’s largest wildlife photography competitions

Establishing strategic partnership with the Russian Geographical Society
Fourth exhibition roadshow tour (25 cities)

Becoming an official event held within the framework of the UN Decade of Biodiversity
2011
Receiving the patronage of the Ministry of Natural Resources

Third exhibition roadshow tour (18 cities)
2010
Second exhibition roadshow tour (11 cities)
2009
Receiving the patronage of the Federation Council

First exhibition roadshow tour (8 cities)
2006
Start of the wildlife photography contest
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