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”Golden Dolphin” Moscow International Festival - 19-22 February
Author: www.goldendolphin.ru, 01-01-2009
Russia

"Golden Dolphin" Moscow International Festival - is a unique and a large-scale event, dedicated to gather professionals and amateurs of active recreation in the water.

Each February, in just four days the festival brings about 300 exponents a 23 000 visitors from all regions of Russia and abroad. The quality advantage of Golden Dolphin above all other similar expositions - is its prestigious expo space, in the marble hall of Gostiniy Dvor, just 150 meters away from the Red Square, where aside from professional expo and demonstration-sale of diving gear, travel tours, training programs, a whole festival of underwater photography and cinematography is also held. This rare mixture brings the maximum number of various people onto the festival, such as: representatives of large companies, dealers and equipment distributors, businessmen, wholesale and retail buyers, photographers, artists, musicians and regular sea-loving folk.

Russian active recreation market - is a young, yet dynamically growing segment of country's tourist business, populated by 150 million and covering one sixth part of planet's land surface. According to the official statistics, the economic growth of Russia has formed 25-30% during just one last year. People realize that they need some high-quality recreation & travel. Each one decides on type of recreation most appealing to him/her. Nevertheless, more and more people are getting interested water recreation, whenever it would be: fishing, diving, water skiing, yachting and windsurfing. Today there are 300.000 certified divers all over former Soviet Union, 200.000 of which reside in Russia, and we cannot even guess how many underwater hunters, professional fishermen and extreme water sportsmen are out there. According to the forecast of experts, these figures will spike to 900 thousands in each segment throughout Russia, and 1.2 million people over former Soviet Union.

Water tourism also grows ever more attractive. Our fellow countrymen have mastered many new routes for travel and adventure.

"Golden Dolphin" Moscow International Festival - it is a new club for people, where they can browse through new products and achievements by world's leading brands. A big part of the festival is Eastern Europe's largest diving and active water recreation expo. We invite you to 2009's biggest event in diving and water sports!

 

Reference:

http://www.goldendolphin.ru/en/content/about_festival.html