The V.I. Vernadsky Nongovernmental Ecological Foundation

Competition “Dialogue with the outside world: draw, show, tell”

The aim of the project is to present the natural and cultural heritage of Russia through artistic, creative and intellectual means in various competitive products.


  • Familiarization of participants with the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN;
  • Identification of objects of natural and cultural heritage at the municipal and regional level, to the preservation of which, in the opinion of the participants, it is necessary to attract the broad attention of the population of our country.

Any citizen of the Russian Federation or a group of persons aged 7 years or older can become a participant.
The competition is held once every two years.


"My Legacy"
The nomination involves the presentation of interesting and unique information about local regional sites and little-known samples, monuments of the world cultural and natural heritage, protected areas of Russia.
The nomination reflects the possibility of using the products of the competition as methodological aids in conducting educational and awareness-raising activities to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and environmental education. When preparing works in this nomination, it is necessary to indicate in the organizations of which sphere (education, culture, nature protection, etc.) they can be used.
"My Economic Situation"

In this nomination, works are presented that reflect the emotions and feelings that the contestant(s) has to communicate with nature, and which he (s) wants to share with the outside world. Works performed with good humor, positive emotions and feelings are welcome.

The link to the registration form will be posted on April 15, 2024.

Dates of the event

  • April 15 – September 15, 2024 — registration and acceptance of competitive materials from participants
  • September 16 – October 31, 2024 — summary of results and summing up

Age groups

  • younger age group (7-12 years old)
  • middle age group (13-18 years old)
  • the older age group (from 18 years).

To participate in the competition, you must

  • fill out the registration form
  • attach a package of documents with a competitive work in accordance with the selected nomination

Types of competitive products (in electronic form):

  • wall calendar;
  • desktop calendar (house, flip, pyramid, cube); 
  • board game (with mandatory age category definition); 
  • notebook-diary (with mandatory definition of the age category and direct appointment); 
  • atlas-guidebook (with mandatory age category definition and direct assignment); 
  • a set of infographics for objects of natural and cultural heritage (at least 12 objects with a mandatory focus on the area of use);
  • a set of posters for objects of natural and cultural heritage (at least 12 objects with a mandatory focus on the area of use).

Additional information

Контактная информация

Natalia Mironova, Coordinator of the Contest
+7 (495) 953-74-65