5th Moscow Youth Fest «May Launch»
SDM-Bank carries on the traditional partnership with «May Launch» Moscow Youth Fest, which this time was coincided with the 85th anniversary of Moscow Aviation Institute foundation.
«May Launch» is the major festival of aeronautical and space sciences and technologies, sports and creativity, which brings together thousands of people. The audience was able to enjoy the close-up view of aircrafts and rocketry, meet and talk to aerospace industry and university representatives. Radio-controlled aircrafts, helicopters and multicopter flown by model airplane engineers performed spectacular aerobatic demonstrations.
This year the May Launch fest was held on the main show floor of the country –VDNKh (The All-Union Exhibition of National Economy Achievements). Despite of raining weather, the festival was a success. There was also a number of popular music bands performances, which were transmitted on big screens. Visitors could participate in various contests, ride a robot crawler and engage in other outdoors activities.
The magnitude of the event was also emphasized by a number of VIP visitors, including top managers of Russia’s leading aerospace companies and pilot astronauts. The festival was declared open by Moscow mayor Sergey Sobyanin.