Verkhnyaya Pyshma (Sverdlovsk Region)
A festive marathon dedicated to the 76th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War has started at Uralelectromed JSC (an enterprise of the UMMC metallurgical complex). A delegation of veterans of the enterprise and home front workers visited two open-air concert venues organized on the territory of the plant.
Opening the event, Dmitry Galenkovsky, HR Director of Uralelectromed JSC, thanked the veterans for their selfless work during the war and post-war time and congratulated on the upcoming holiday. He emphasized the significant contribution of the Pyshminsky Copper Electrolyte Plant to the Victory - during the war years, about 80% of shell cases and cartridges were made from copper of the Pyshminsky Copper Electrolyte Plant. 667 factory workers went to the front, 250 people did not return, their names are carved on the granite of the Cranes memorial.
At the first concert "station" near the copper electrolysis workshop, participants of the Bravo theater studio of the Verkhny Pyshmin House of Children's Art performed in front of the distinguished guests under the leadership of Natalia Reznikova and Anna Sazhaeva. Together with young employees of Uralelectromed JSC, they presented the Front Triangles program: they read letters from factory workers who went to the front, sang military songs and performed stage compositions.
Creative teams performed at the second "station" near the vitriol shop Palace of Culture "Metallurg", in their speeches focused on the happiness of a peaceful life and the value of the Great Victory.
At the end of the concert, the veterans took part in the All-Russian action "Dove of Peace". They fixed paper birds on a blue canvas as a token of gratitude to the heroes of the war for their unparalleled feat in the name of humanity.
The culmination of the relay concert was the solemn laying of flowers at the memorial plaques erected in memory of the TsEM master Vasily Antonovich Danilchenko, who died on the battlefields, and the director Vladimir Aleksandrovich Khrenov, who led the enterprise during the war years.