National Geographic Russia Exhibition Visits Kazan

National Geographic Russia magazine invites residents of Kazan and the city’s visitors to attend its Wildlife of Russia photography exhibition. Works by the winners of the eponymously named contest will be on display in Kazan until April 8 at the Tatarstan State Gallery of Visual Art.

As in previous years, a jury comprising National Geographic photographers and other top professional photographers chose the winners in the 2014 Wildlife of Russia contest. This year, photographers competed in the following categories: Nature in Black & White, Landscapes, Underwater, Mothers and their Young, Birds, Mammals, Russia’s Nature Reserves, Close-Up, From Dusk ‘Till Dawn, Plants and Young Talent, a special category for photographers under 18.

The exhibition is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday, and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is 150 rubles for adults, 50 rubles for school students and 60 rubles for university students and senior citizens. Children enter free. The Tatarstan State Gallery of Visual Art is located at 57 Karl Marx Street.

The fifth annual Wildlife of Russia photo contest will launch in April on the magazine’s website.