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The 37th (Winter) Youth Rally has taken place at PJSC UEC-Saturn

Site news 26.02.2019

February 26, 2019, Rybinsk. On February 22 to 24, 2019 there was the 37th (winter) Youth Rally of UEC-Saturn (a company of UEC, Rostec State Corporation). The organizers dedicated the youth event to the Year of Theatre in Russia. Traditionally, the sponsor of the rally was VTB Bank (PJSC).
Sixteen teams took part in the 37th (winter) Youth Rally of UEC-Saturn. The geography of participants is impressive. It embraces Moscow (Production Complex “Salut” of UEC), Perm (JSC “UEC-Perm Engines”), Komsomolsk-on-Amur (Sukhoi Company’s subsidiary “Gagarin Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant”), Omsk (UEC-Saturn’s subsidiary – Omsk Engine Design Bureau), Yaroslavl (VTB Bank of the Yaroslavl Region) and, of course, Rybinsk (PJSC “UEC-Saturn, CJSC “VolgAero”, JSC “UEC-Gas Turbines”, the P.A. Soloviev Rybinsk State Aviation Technical University).

“Our combined team includes representatives of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk – so this year we have decided to gather all cities of Russia, - pointed out Kseniya Semenova (team “Sukhoi”, Sukhoi Company’s subsidiary “Gagarin Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant”, Komsomolsk-on-Amur). – The impressions of the rally are the most rewarding. We breathed a lot of fresh air and got a charge of good mood out of it”.

At the opening ceremony a welcoming address to participants, guests and organizers of the rally was delivered by Viktor Polyakov, Deputy General Director – Managing Director of UEC-Saturn; Denis Dobryakov, Mayor of the City; Konstantin Dolgov, Chairman of the Rybinsk City Council, Iliya Goftman, Director of the Bank VTB (PJSC) branch in Yaroslavl; Marina Smirnova, HR Director, UEC-Gas Turbines, and Aleksey Soloviev, Chairman of the Trade Union Committee of UEC-Saturn.

“Let me wish participants of the rally to enjoy three magnificent days of uncompromising struggle, friendship and joy. Go only ahead! – said Viktor Polyakov. – My congratulations on February 23. All those who are present here today are, by the nature of their activity, involved in the defense of our Fatherland. Through our labour and intellect we make our Homeland stronger.”

The honorary right to raise the flag was granted to Igor Lebedev, Captain of the team “Aerofan” – winner of the previous 36th (summer) Youth Rally of UEC-Saturn. «The rally is something like oxygen. It is an event we never skip. And we take deserved prizes, - Igor Lebedev shared his impressions. -  All the teams have appreciated the high level of organization of the event. Everybody likes everything a lot. All are willing to come here again and again.”

The opening ceremony of the rally was embellished by stunt actors who accompanied the demonstration of the participating teams and represented theatrical characters on stilts, by a spectacular light show and festive fireworks. The theatrical subject matter let the entire creative part of the rally become emotionally vivid. During the team introduction contest “The Theatre Begins with a Coat Rack” the jury and the spectators found out what each participating team began with. In “The Theatrical Remake” well-known plays were performed in a manner reflecting the plant’s topics. And in the contest of parodies artists of the rally starred in comedies, vaudevilles and slapsticks. Representatives of the company’s management were also open to transformation: two videos produced in advance within the walls of the Rybinsk Drama Theatre with the participation of permanent jury members anticipated the opening of creative programs. It is remarkable that the honorary member of the jury in “The Theatrical Remake” was Vladimir Kalyukin, an actor of the Rybinsk Drama Theatre.

Sport battles were launched in a skiing trip, more than 3 hours long. The organizers called it “Fixprie: all at five” for fun. The teams chose equipment for trip tests themselves to be ready to find a way out of each complicated situation by their own efforts. However, if the skiers happened to miss some equipment, the referees suggested that the athletes should buy that equipment from them at a price of five penalty minutes added to the overall distance time. Besides, the teams made snow figures, using paints and natural material, played timbrelball, handball and with flying plates, competed in tug-of-war and an intellectual game, took part in a fishing competition on the Volga River till 5.30 am! They strived for victory in sprint biathlon relay races, in orienting and a tourist relay. In captains’ contest the team leaders also proved able to demonstrate their personal skills in, for example, assembling a radio set and their craft of team management.

It was the 37th time UEC-Saturn’s Youth Rally had attracted active, purposeful, and talented young men and women under its banner. After three days of competitions the 1st place in the overall standings was taken by the team “Nasledniki”) (UEC-Gas Turbines), the 2nd place, the Cup in Memory of Andrei Savin and the Sergey Lobastov Challenge Cup went to “Aerofan” (UEC-Saturn), the 3rd place was given to “NanoEzhiki” (UEC-Saturn). According to the organizers, young participants’ energy and the company management’s support contribute to the success and longevity of this youth event. And that means another rally is sure to take place!

PJSC "UEC-Saturn" is an engine-manufacturing company specialized in the design and development, production and after-market support of gas turbine engines for commercial aviation, power generation and gas compression as well as for ships and vessels.
UEC-Saturn is a member of Russia’s Mechanical Engineers Union, an All-Russian industrial association of employers. The Yaroslavl regional division of the All-Russian public organization “Russia’s Mechanical Engineers Union” is headed by Viktor A. Polyakov, Managing Director of PJSC “UEC-Saturn”.

United Engine Corporation (JSC) (a Rostec State Corporation company) is an integrated organization specialized in the development, serial production and after-market support of engines for military and commercial aviation, space programs, the Navy as well as for the oil and gas industry and power generation. One of UEC’s prioritized fields of activity is the implementation of comprehensive programs of development of the industry’s companies by introducing new technologies meeting the world-class standards.

Rostec State Corporation is a Russian corporation established in 2007 in order to facilitate the development, manufacturing and export of high-technology industrial products of commercial and military application. The corporation comprises 700 companies, which nowadays form 11 defense-industrial and 4 civil industry holdings as well as 80 direct control companies. The Rostec portfolio spans such renowned brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Kalashnikov Concern, Russian Helicopters, VSMPO-AVISMA, Uralvagonzavod and others. Rostec’s subsidiaries are located in 60 regions of the RF and deliver their products to over 100 countries worldwide. Rostec's consolidated revenue reached 1 trillion 589 billion rubles in 2017, the consolidated net profit — 121 bln rubles and EBITDA — 305 bln rubles. The average salary of the Corporation in 2017 amounted to 46 800 rubles. Following Rostec's new strategy, the major objective of the Corporation is to ensure the technological advantage of Russia on highly competitive world markets. The introduction of a new technological structure and the digitalization of the Russian economy are among Rostec’s key tasks.

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