Do you like to Facebook, Tweet and use Instagram? Will you be 16 or older by June 1st and attend a school in the Capital Region? If so, enter this essay contest to win a free trip to Russia and visit our sister-city this summer 2014.
Two winners will spend several days in Tula and 1 overnight in Moscow. Cultural activities will include sampling the local cuisine, seeing St. Basil’s (Pokrovsky) Cathedral and the Kremlin in Moscow and visiting attractions in Tula such as the Samovar Museum and Leo Tolstoy’s Yasnaya Polyana estate. The ATA will pay for international travel, insurance and visa expenses. Knowledge of Russian is NOT a prerequisite for entering the competition.
For more information on the essay question and how to enter, visit: www.albanytula.org/essaycontest
Good luck or as we say in Russia – Удачи!