On June 28, as part of the Wonderful World charitable educational project, pupils of the Orphanage Nightingale Grove OGCU visited the architecture and design workshop EroFamilyGroup. The guys got acquainted with the creator and owner of the workshop, Marina Ero.
Marina is a designer, fashion and interior stylist, founder of an author's atelier, participant in the "Battle of Designers" on TNT, finalist of the Volga Seasons of Alexander Vasilyev fashion show, stylist of the year according to the UlSity Awards and winner of the VI international festival "Simbirsk Style". In addition, Marina Ero is a member of Opora Rossii, one of the founders of the Adult Sketching School and the author of a personal brand training.
Marina shared with the children a story about her life path and creative development. From her, they learned not only about creative ideas in clothing and interior design, but also how to form their own style, how to create and promote their own business, and how to make decisions in difficult situations. After getting to know each other, the children were treated to a fashion show in the atelier, where the girls were able to try on the brightest outfits, as well as tea and refreshments.
The second part of the event was an online meeting of the guys with Anatoly Ashakov. Anatoly is a freelance artist, laureate of the national award "Imperial Culture", expert of the UNESCO RMAT group, co-founder of the Moscow Byzantine Club, co-founder of the Athens International Byzantine Club, co-founder of the Cyprus Byzantine Club. Anatoly spoke about his formation, as well as about such a direction in the fine arts as the avant-garde. Inspired by the meeting, the guys visited Anatoly's art workshop on June 29 and personally talked with him at the Russian Coast tourist base, saw the works of the avant-garde artist live.
The children were also told that last year the international youth camp of the BRICS countries took place on the territory of the Russian Coast. The participants were young people aged 18 to 35 who are interested in strengthening cooperation within the BRICS framework. At the same time, it was decided to establish in the region a project office for international youth cooperation "Russia - BRICS" for the interaction of youth and organizations of the Russian Federation with other BRICS countries.
The program "Ulyanovsk - UNESCO City of Literature" thanks Marina Ero and Anatoly Ashakov for the most interesting program, cordial atmosphere and positive emotions received. We also thank the head of the charity project for career guidance and labor adaptation of children from orphanages and rehabilitation centers "The Gift of Fate" Olga Skotnikova for organizing and participating in the event.