Robots, mussels, iron horses and beauties: where to go on weekends

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Not sure what to do with yourself this coming weekend? The authors of IA PrimaMedia have prepared a selection of events for the 14th and 15th of May.

Regional stadium of the Pan-Russian Robotics Olympiad in Vladivostok

The regional phase of the Pan-Russian Robotics Olympiad “VRO – Vladivostok 2022” (12+) will be held on May 14 in Vladivostok. The venue of the event will be the campus of the Federal University of the Far East. This year, 91 teams from 11 settlements in the Far East will take part in the competition, including: Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Nakhodka, Artem, Pogranichny, Spasskoye, Ussuriysk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Partizansk, Volno-Nadezhdzkoyhan, Birob.

The theme of this year’s competition is “My Robot My Friend”. Traditionally, in addition to competitions, the public will have an educational and entertaining program on the site: an exhibition of creative works, a lego city, a creative space, a master class “Theatrical experiment”, an exhibition of modern technologies (3D printer, walking robot, satellite, rockets, promorobot, helmet for nerve), quadcopters, unmanned vehicles, tour of the FEFU campus.

From 10:00, admission is free.

Mussel festival in Vladivostok

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More than 30 establishments in Vladivostok and Khabarovsk participated in the Restaurant Mussel Festival (0+) this year. You can try mussel dishes in the author’s interpretation of the chefs this weekend. The festival will last until May 22.

The participants in the festival in Vladivostok were:

  • Chinese bistro “Golden Dragon”
  • Cascade Restaurant (Tiger de Cristal)
  • Italian restaurant PastaMore
  • Georgian restaurant Tbilissimo
  • Belgian Brugge Pub
  • English Billy’s Pub
  • Restaurant Syndicate-Port Cafe
  • Gastroli Grill Restaurant
  • Burger “Kraft & Burger” (st. Semyonovskaya, 8)
  • Ku’ula Hawaiian Cafe
  • Panoramic Cafe Hunter
  • Gastrobar GUSTO
  • Cafe Moloko & Med
  • Another Place Bar
  • Restobar “Innocent Joys”
  • Italian restaurant IL Patio
  • Italian restaurant Crust Napoli Pizza & Wine
  • Lobby bar “Rendezvous” (Hotel Lotte)
  • Cantina Gastro Wine Bar
  • Georgian restaurant “Pkhali-Khinkali”
  • Pub Cat & Clover
  • Lounge bar SHERWOOD
  • Cafe Dumpling Republic
  • Cafe STUDIO
  • Gastrobar “Southerners”
  • Bar “Zhuklevich”
  • Sushi bar AHEGAO SUSHI
  • Foodliner Dining Room (Corners: Vietnamese Pho Bar Pho Do, Bistro “Makaronniki”, Russian Cuisine Corner “Dereza”, Hawaiian Cafe Ku’ula, Helsy Coffee Chain, Japanese Noodle Shop Roppongi Man, Korean Cafe food Damplingi », sushi bar HOSHI SUSHI, wok dishes Johny Woker, corner of Turkish cuisine Bosfor)
  • Eclair “Flash” (special offer)

During the festival, restaurants in the Far East will offer guests Pacific mussels in sauce at a single price: 300 g – 390 rubles, 500 g – 590 r, 1 kg – 1090 r in Vladivostok, 300 g – 300 r and 500 g – 500 r in Khabarovsk, as well as many other dishes “around the mussels”. This year, the chefs will focus on new avant-garde sauces, but no one will forget the classic hits either.

Official start of the 2022 motorcycle season

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The official start of the 2022 (12+) motorcycle season will take place on May 14 in Revolution Fighters Square, where cyclists from all over Primorye will gather. Traditionally, the start of the season will be given by the Bike Festival, which this year will be the 25th anniversary.

For a quarter of a century, the start of the cycling season has been transformed from an event “for its own” into an important city event, of interest not only to motorcyclists. You can come here with friends or children, admire the impressive technology, take great photos and recharge with unique cyclist energy.

Gathering of participants at 10.00, departure of a column at 13.00.

“Miss East Russia” beauty contest

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The final performance of the Pan-Russian Regional Competition “Miss East of Russia 2022” (12+) will take place on May 14 on the big stage of FESCO Hall.

The competition is attended by girls from all over the Federal District of the Far East (Khabarovsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Ussuriysk, Vladivostok, Dalnegorsk, Lesozavodsk, Novotroitskoye village, Blagoveshchensk). They will compete for the main titles of the Far East: Miss East Russia 2022 and Miss Primorye Russia 2022.

The spectators are waiting for an exciting show, subtle humor, fascinating atmosphere of spring, which will make them immerse themselves in the world of charm and beauty of the competition.

Starting at 19.00.

Ticket price: from 500 to 1500 rubles.

The first stage of the TimeAttack 2022 competition

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Residents of Vladivostok are invited to become spectators and participants in the first stage of the TimeAttack 2022 (12+) competition, which will be held on May 15 at the Zmeinka track. You can participate in any car, no specially prepared sports car is required. The main task of the pilot is to pass the ring in the shortest possible time, respectively, the better the time, the higher the final position in the race stage.

Time to travel the distance is measured by an electronic timing system, which completely eliminates the human factor. All cars are divided into 5 technical categories to equalize the chances of winning for all participants:

  • 1st grade – City?
  • Grade 2 – Road?
  • 3rd class – Race.
  • 4th grade – Sports?
  • Grade 5 – Unlimited.

The program of the racing phase:

10.00 – 10.30 Registration of participants, technical inspection of cars,
10.30 – 11.00 Information, award for the previous stage,
11.00 – 15.30 Familiarization and test matches,
15.30 – 16.00 End of competition.

Starting at 10.00.

Contribution for participants: 1500 – 2000 rubles. Admission for spectators is free.

“Creative Mine” Music Festival

Already this Saturday in Vladivostok, at 20 Svetlanskaya Street, the music festival “Own creative” (0+) will take place, where creative groups will appear. Starting at 15:00.

The program includes performances by musicians, dancers, performers of various genres: stand-up by Edwin Group, 4lovers, Teen’s vocal show, Synthapex, Monotauk, hehehe, Eva Star Band, SATISFAIR, KOCHETOV.

The festival is organized by the creative association “” with the support of the Vladivostok administration and the Directorate of Public Spaces.

Starting at 18.00.

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