Visitors of the fifth Russia's Primeval Nature festival will be able to see photos of Far Eastern leopards at the Central House of Artists. The exhibition dedicated to the spotted predators will be set up near the entrance, under the columns. The Russia's Primeval Nature festival will take place in Moscow between 26 January and 25 February. The list of the festival's partners includes the Far Eastern Leopards autonomous non-profit organization.
The festival's opening ceremony will be held on 26 January. It will be attended by Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergei Ivanov, chair of the Far Eastern Leopards Supervisory Board.
Moreover, during the festival's opening, the awards ceremony of the winners of the Camera Trap 2017 third national contest will be held, where Far Eastern leopards' photos are the winners in two categories.
This year, 450 pictures taken by 160 professional and amateur photographers from various Russian regions will be on show at the festival. Visitors will also be able to see photos taken by 48 finalists of the Russian Geographical Society's The Most Beautiful Country contest and pictures taken by cosmonaut Sergei Ryazansky from Earth's orbit.
The festival will also exhibit several guest projects: the winning entries of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, works by members of the Swedish Society of Wildlife Photographers (Naturfotograferna), and Vladimir Alekseyev's exhibition Following in the Footsteps of Russian Pioneers, dedicated to the Antarctic.
The Russia's Primeval Nature festival has been held since 2014 and attended by over 2.5 million people. Once the exhibition ends in Moscow, it will travel to a number of other Russian cities and abroad.