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Miss Russia Charity Regatta

12 September 2016

Dear friends, we are pleased to announce that our unprecedented Miss Russia Charity Regatta was held successfully!

September, 9 on the International Day of Beauty "Miss Russia" national contest together with "Avilon. The official BMW dealer» company held a charity event called "Miss Russia Charity Regatta".

The event took place at the Konakovo River Club hotel, which has an extensive experience in organizing professional and amateur regattas.

Seven "Miss Russia" beauties of different years attended the competition. They are: Miss Russia 2016 Yana Dobrovolskaya, Miss Russia 2015 and 1st Vice Miss World 2015 Sofia Nikitchuk, 1st Vice Miss Russia 2014 Anastasia Reshetova , 2nd Vice Miss Russia 2014 Anastasia Kostenko, Miss Russia 2013 Elmira Abdrazakova, 1st Vice Miss Russia 2013 Anastasia Yazykova and 1st Vice Miss Russia 2009 Ksenia Shipilova, as well as 24 children from 12 to 18 years from three orphanages supported by a charity fund "I am not alone"*.

At the end of an exciting hour and a half race Anastasia Kostenko’s team won the Charity Regatta. The second place was taken by the team of "Kondrovo" orphanage and the third place went to Anastasia Yazykova’s team. All participants were full of positive emotions and impressions, and the winners got special prizes and souvenirs.

"I took part in a regatta for the first time and it was great! I was excited to work in a close-knit team! At the very beginning our skipper told us that the main thing is a good start, but in spite of the fact that we did not succeed I believe we were very good for the first competition! I saw the joy and happiness in the children's eyes, and this is the most important, this is the aim,"- Yana Dobrovolskaya shared with us.

"I think the Beauty Day very symbolicaly coincided with our charity event. At the beginning of the day we hadn’t known each other with guys at all, but after a few hours of a fun-filled regatta and tea, cakes and talk we were like old friends. It's amazing how such events can bring together! I can confidently say that my team and I had a great time and got a lot of positive emotions", - Elmira Abdrazakova said.

"Thank you for this opportunity to get acquainted with the guys from my team. Now I want to be friends with them! "- Ksenia Shipilova сonfessed.

We thank all the participants for their efforts and courage in the water competition!


* Charity Fund "I am not alone" helps children left without parental care to acquire creative professions. The Foundation was born from the theater festival where professional directors staged plays and performances with orphans. "I am not alone" is an important social project bringing together creative and talented orphans, theater and cinema veterans and young actors and directors.