Two Festival members representing Russia.

Short Essay Contest

During this year's virtual festival, we're hosting a short essay contest.

The theme is Russian flora and fauna. Students can write anything about the plants and animals of Russia!

The prizes are a medal, two Russian-language 2022 calendars, and a goodie bag full of chocolates, all pictured below.

These prizes are generously provided by the Mobile International Festival members representing Russia, Natalia and Valentina.

The deadline is Wednesday, December 01st, at 11:59pm Mobile time. Refer to the countdown below.

Please send submissions to

Countdown until the short essay contest deadline



We recommend that interested students watch this year's two videos on Russian flora and fauna to help give them ideas of what to write about.