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There is exactly a month left before Russia Creates 2.0!
Already on April 7, the forum, which will be held in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, will unite even more of the brightest and most talented Russian representatives of the business and creative sectors.

We start the countdown! ⏳

We are waiting for you! It's not too late to join usπŸ˜‰
Saudi Arabia: Russia Creates joins the Saudi Cup!
The Saudi Cup - an international horse race with a record-breaking 20 million prize - took place in Riyadh on February, 29 and was held under the patronage of Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Russia Π‘reates delegation led by Russian sculptor and artist Dashi Namdakov was invited by Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al Faisal Al Saud to visit the Saudi Cup.
Russia Creates introduced Russian esports in Saudi Arabia.
ESforce Holding Company, an esports partner of Russia Creates, has continued a series of business meetings in the region, this time in Saudi Arabia.

ESforce CEO Emin Antonyan (also Secretary General and Chairman of the Board of the Russian Esports Federation) and media director Nikolai Petrossyan met with the leadership of the Saudi Arabian Federation for Electronic and Intellectual Sports (SAFEIS).

ESforce shared their experience in the successful development of esports in Russia. Now the company is one of the largest players in the market of Eastern Europe and is valued at more than $ 120 million.
Russia Creates at "Connect with innovation in Media" in Abu Dhabi!
Russia Creates participated in the "Connect with innovation in Media" in Abu Dhabi.
The largest Russian e-sports organization ESforce was the headliner participant from Russia Creates community. The company was represented by Media Director Nikolai Petrossyan and Commercial Director Sergey Barkhudaryan. ESforce team also met with the largest event organizer in the region Flash Entertainment and the Department of Culture and Tourism of Abu Dhabi.

Nowadays e-sports is one of the most cutting-edge industries in the world, that's why ESforce case was of a great interest among the event guests.
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Smart advertising – powered by AI
AstraOne is a global leader in innovative advertising solutions – and, guess what? – it was born in Russia. With offices in Moscow, Berlin, London and Warsaw AstraOne is the first Russian ad tech start up to break into the saturated European market. The secret of its success is AI, which powers its uniquely smart ad placement technology – meaning every advertisement has high impact and is seen by a closely targeted audience. Got any questions? Ask AstraOne's CEO Ivan Paryshev at Russia Crerates in Abu Dhabi on 21 November!
Creating new video platforms for the Arab world
Egor Yakovlev is a video-on-demand pioneer. Having created Russia's first VOD service, Tvigle.ru, he is now turning his attention to international markets. Founder and CEO of Platforms and Solutions, Egor wants to bring new OTT video platforms to UAE and the wider MENA region – creating new ways to watch video content. Former CEO of Start.ru, the worldwide Russian language VOD subscription service, founder of the biggest Russian internet conference – Russian Internet Forum and former Marketing director for Eastern Europe Middle East and Africa at Intel, Egor is joining us in Abu Dhabi at Russia Creates to tell us about his new project in UAE.
Content is King for Ilya Popov
Entrepreneur, producer and President of the Russian Animated Film Association, Ilya Popov is a creative industry insider with many talents. Great news that he will be joining us at Russia Creates! Ilya is General Producer at the Riki Group – one of the world's leading players in the international distribution of children's and family TV and digital content. With a brand portfolio that includes Kikoriki, PINCODE, BabyRiki and Tina & Tony, Riki Group exports animated content to over 70 countries worldwide and has recently launched on Netflix.
Forbes Club joins the programme
In a new addition to the programme, Russia Creates media partner Forbes will be hosting an exclusive fringe event on Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island on 22 November. The event - Forbes Club – will be open to all RC participants and will feature a live interview between Forbes Russia's editorial director Nikolai Uskov and a special guest from Abu Dhabi – watch this space!
Slonik – from Burning Man to UAE
You may have noticed a giant, 23 metre tall inflatable elephant in the media recently – meet Slonik, the latest creation by designer, sculptor and conceptual artist Michael Tsaturyan. Slonik was the most eye-catching installation at Burning Man 2019 in Nevada, and it reinforced Michael's position as one of the most exciting new artists to have emerged from Russia in recent years. We are proud to be presenting Michael's unique creativity at Russia Creates.
Creative philanthropy comes to Abu Dhabi
We are bringing a completely new concept in philanthropic fundraising to UAE at Russia Creates: Meet for Charity is an online auction platform allowing bidders to pledge money to meet celebrities, sports stars, business leaders and inspirational public figures, raising funds for good causes, and allowing anyone to meet their heroes. A smart concept from Russia that can now have an international impact.
Kalinka – bring innovation into real estate
Ekaterina Rumyantseva is a true real estate entrepreneur, having built Kalinka Group into Russia's leading premium real estate company. As an industry innovator, she has become one of Russia's most prominent women in business, and we are excited to welcome her as a participant at Russia Creates – to tell us how blue-sky thinking and creativity has driven Kalinka to the top.
Inna Bazhenova – arts media supremo comes to town
Through her ownership of The Art Newspaper – an international cultural media organisation with publications sold around the world - Inna Bazhenova is both an authority on art and cultural issues, as well as a major collector in her own right. We look forward to hearing from Inna at Russia Creates in Abu Dhabi.
Russia Creates and twofour54 join forces
Today we welcome a new Partner for Russia Creates: twofour54 – Abu Dhabi's unique media hub and business zone that is the focal point for the creative industries of the region and is the motor that is driving one of the fastest growing media markets in the world. Home to some of the biggest names in media, gaming, entertainment, TV and film production, twofour54 is a natural partner for Russia Creates. Looking forward to an exciting road ahead!
Sasha Gusov: more than a photographer
One of the world's most celebrated photographers, Sasha Gusov will be on hand at Russia Creates to document - in his own unique way – what will be a unique event. Gusov is a prime example of the Russian creativity that the event is all about: born in Russia, resident in London but known the world over for the ingenuity of his photographic skills – we are proud that Sasha will be part of the event.
A new platform for Masha and the Bear
Masha and the Bear – the Russian animation that has taken the world by storm – is coming to Abu Dhabi for Russia Creates! Gunel Ismailova from Ginza Project, the creative force behind many award-winning Russian and international restaurant and leisure brands, will tell us about a new concept restaurant and theme park experience centred around Masha and the Bear – a concept which is sure to thrill millions of kids (and their parents) across the globe.
VK – Russia's Facebook – comes to town
Delighted to welcome Konstantin Sidorkov, VP at VKontakte, Russia's – and now Europe's – biggest social network, to Abu Dhabi for Russia Creates. As well as being a social media giant, with an online community of many millions stretching across Russia and Europe, VK is also a creative force offline: VK Fest is an annual music festival which is fast gaining an international reputation. Come and meet Konstantin - the driving force behind VK Fest and one of the most influential figures in the growing music streaming sector in Russia - at RC Abu Dhabi, to find out more about the creative ambitions of Russia's answer to Facebook!
DCT confirms its support
We are thrilled to announce that Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism has come on board as a Russia Creates partner. DCT is responsible for safeguarding the cultural heritage of Abu Dhabi, and for the development of the emirate's image abroad. Our partnership is designed to give Abu Dhabi access to exciting new audiences from the Russian creative industries: allow Russia Creates and DCT to open the door to the rich opportunities on offer in Abu Dhabi!
Stellar sculptor Dashi Namdakov comes to Abu Dhabi
Russia's greatest living sculptor and top-selling artist , Dashi Namdakov is joining the group of leading cultural figures at Russia Creates in Abu Dhabi. A hit in international auction houses around the world, Dashi's work attracts a celebrity clientele, including actress Uma Thurman, Alibaba founder Jack Ma and Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Media cooperation on the menu
One of Russia's most high profile journalists and editors, Nikolai Uskov will be on hand at Russia Creates to offer insights on innovation in the media industry. Uskov, currently Editorial Director of Forbes Russia, is well-placed to comment of the huge potential for cooperation and collaboration between Russian and UAE media.
Art museum supremo joins the Russia Creates gang
The Director of Moscow 's internationally-respected Museum of Modern Art, Vasily Tsereteli has announced his participation in Russia Creates in Abu Dhabi. Also the Russian Commissioner General at the Venice Bienniale, Artistic Director of the Territoria Modern Art Festival and a judge of the International Kandinsky Prize, Vasily will bring some serious contemporary art credentials to the arts hub of the Gulf region.
Kirill Richter signs for RC Abu Dhabi
One of Russia's most exciting new musical talents is coming to Abu Dhabi for Russia Creates. Classical pianist and the composer of the inspirational theme for FOX Sports' global FIFA World Cup 2018 coverage, Kirill is a major Russian star with a fast growing international reputation.
Yummy United – Russian creativity tastes good!
Russian branding guru Oleg Beriev will join the list of creative industry leaders at RC Abu Dhabi to tell the world about Russian success story Yummy United – a new concept snack with a unique selling point, which is launching globally this year. Oleg – founder of leading brand consultancy Mildberry – will speak at the RC Abu Dhabi business forum, RC Live, on 21 November.
Russia Creates partners with Abu Dhabi Art
We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Abu Dhabi Art – the international art fair that will coincide with RC Abu Dhabi in November. As the premier art event in the Abu Dhabi calendar, the synergies with Russia Creates - which will bring artists, designers and the creative elite from Russia – are clear!
RC live launch in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi has been announced as the venue for Russia Creates global live launch in Novembe . Russia Creates Abu Dhabi will take place on 20-23 November 2019, with an action-packed programme to bring the Russian creative mind to one of the fastest growing entertainment and media hubs of the MENA region.