Press conference of “The Road of Friendship” Russian-Chinese motocross
- Sokolniki Museum and Educational Centre
- Sokolniki Museum and Educational Centre, Moscow, Russia, exhibit hall 7
- Working hours:
- from 14:00 till 16:00
On June 4, 2019, Sokolniki Museum and Educational Centre will welcome the participants of “The Road of Friendship” motocross, which started on April 27, 2019, in Beijing during the official visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to China. Sokolniki is one of the partners to the event, which is designed to celebrate the 70th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relationships between China and Russia.
The start of the motocross, which is held by the Russian motorcycle club “Risk” together with “Pyat Kontinentov” Communications Centre and the International Exhibition Company “Shanghai Art Fair”, featured over 20 Chinese clubs. Participants and guests of the event were welcomed by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the People’s Republic of China Andrey Denisov, Deputy Director of the Eurasian Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of China Sun Lijie, Chairman of the Russian and Chinese Friendship Society Dmitry Mezentsev, and Deputy Chairman of the Chinese People’s Society for Friendship with Foreign Countries Song Jing’u.
The motocross will run across Beijing, Manchuria, Zabaykalsk, Ulan-Ude, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Kazan, Moscow and Saint Petersburg, with the total mileage of over 9000 kilometres.
In total approximately 20 people from China and Russia will take part in the event riding 20 motorcycles. Collective actions with local motorcycle clubs and non-profit organizations, such as visiting the glory memorials to the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, humanitarian actions, parades and entertainment, are planned along the way. This agenda will engage over 60 motorcycle clubs from the two countries. The motocross aims to develop tourism, interregional, cultural and humanitarian exchanges between Russia and China.
Finish of the motocross and a press conference for media representatives are scheduled for June 4 in Sokolniki Museum and Educational Centre in Moscow during the official visit of Xi Jinping, the President of the People's Republic of China
The press conference opens at 2:00 PM in the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy (exhibit hall 7 in Sokolniki Museum and Educational Centre)
Accreditation for media representatives: