“Take off!” art contest at Perm Engines

On the 6th of December in Perm “Chasovoy zavod” (“Watch plant”) cultural space hosted the gala concert of “Take off!” art contest the contestants of which were the employees of JSC UEC-Perm Engines. More than 20 engine builders in four nominations performed in front of the jury members during the try-out and the most decent ones got to the finals.

            According to the jury, all the performances were well prepared and were judged by number of criteria. For “Vocal” nomination, the attention was paid to in-tune signing, articulation, quality of the performance, vocal power and range. Proper standard pronunciation, expression in reading as well as theatralization were considered in “Art of Declamation” nomination. “Choreography” nomination appraised performance technique, acting and stage outfit. And finally, naturalness and harmony of performances, virtuosity, acting skills and elocution were taken into account in “Impromptu performance”.


In “Vocal” the first place was taken by Aleksey Fedotov, shift cell leader of casting production in JSC UEC-PE. He has been employed at the company for 9 years, and at the contest he performed the song of “Ruki vverkh!” (“Hands up!” – Russian pop group)

“I love various music. Winning wasn’t my aim, I just wanted to cheer the audience up, feel the emotions from the vibes in the hall. And plus, I wanted to get over my anxiety, diffidence and experience what it means – to perform in front of a large audience. I couldn’t even imagine that such talented and all-round people work at our plant!” shared Aleksey.


One more first place was taken by Anna Knyazeva, student of A.D. Shvetsov Perm Aviation Technical School, who performed the song “Way”.

In “Impromptu Performance” the prize was given to guests – the team of Club of Joyful and Quick-witted of PJSC “UEC-Saturn”, Rybinsk. They made the audience and jury laugh by showing offbeat sketches on hot topics.

The 1st in “Choreography” is Ivan Baluev, leading specialist of material provisioning division, UEC-PE. And Ivan Butorin, student of Perm Aviation Technical School, won in “Art of Declamation”.


Olga Krasavina, HR Director, JSC UEC-Perm Engines:

- Such contests help our employees to expose and show themselves in the most diverse genres. And once again I can see – talented people are talented in everything!






JSC UEC-Perm Engines is a serial manufacturer of aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines for power generation and gas transportation. JSC UEC-Perm Engines is included into JSC United Engine Building Corporation.

JSC United Engine Building Corporation (a part of State Corporation Rostec) is an integrated structure specializing in development, serial manufacture and maintenance of the engines for military and civil aviation, space programs and navy, as well as oil, gas and power industry.

State Corporation Rostec is one of the largest Russian industrial companies. It unites over 800 scientific and production organizations located in 60 regions of the country. The key operations are aircraft manufacture, radio-electronics, medical technologies, innovative materials etc. Rostec portfolio includes such famous brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Concern Kalashnikov, the Russian helicopters, UEC, Uralvagonzavod, Shvabe etc. Rostec is actively involved in 12 national projects. The corporation is the key supplier of the “Smart city”, it is engaged in digitization of the state, industrial and social sector management, development 5G WF connection, industrial internet of things, big data and block-chain systems. Rostec acts as a partner of leading world manufacturers such as Boeing, Airbus, Daimler, Pirelli, Renault and others. Production of the corporation is delivered to the markets of over 100 countries. Almost one third of the company total revenue comes from the export of the high-tech products.