MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On July 26, the 42nd birthday is celebrated by a fire-fighting exhibition located on the territory of the All-Russian Children’s Center “Orlyonok” in the Krasnodar Territory. It was opened in 1979 in the International Year of the Child, during the III International Youth Competition in Fire and Applied Sports.
The exhibition positions itself as a powerful educational, career guidance, propaganda, educational and training center. The main audience is children. First of all, participants in the camp shifts. Every year, about 20 thousand children from all regions of the country come to “Orlyonok” to rest and a visit to the fire-technical exhibition is part of the development program. It was attended by over 500 thousand people from all over Russia and other countries.
In the lobby, guests are greeted by a unique decorative and monumental composition in macrame technique (a panel with an area of about 30 m) on the theme “Happy childhood”: “No fires on the planet!” In the exhibition hall, a huge plaster belt covering the entire 10-meter wall tells about the history of the fire brigade in Russia. And bright, colorful stained-glass windows introduce visitors to the applied fire-fighting sport in our country. The dioramas “Fire in the Train” and “Fire in the Gas Well” cause admiration among the visitors. Among them, the only dynamic one in the region – “Fire in the port”.
Annually, on the basis of the exhibition, about 500 thematic classes on life safety are held, excursions, educational and educational programs, Lessons of courage, Lessons of kindness and volunteering, Open Days dedicated to important dates and significant events. About 12-14 thousand people become participants, of which about 10-12 thousand are children.
During the year, on average, 5 thousand people (of which about 3 thousand children) attend more than 150 outdoor events: safety lessons, competitive programs, various thematic events.
The exhibition specialists also provide assistance in organizing and holding events during the All-Russian gatherings of young firefighters. The tradition of holding rallies in Orlyonok began in 1971 and continues to this day.
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