The event will take place on July 2, 2019, at 07:00 p.m., on the main stage of the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow.
The guests at the Congress from 83 countries, viz. more than 3 000 people, will learn about the history of the Congress, hear greetings and parting words from leading scientists in the field of psychology, as well as a number of prominent Russian figures, e.g. Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Mr. Magomedsalam Magomedov, Executive Secretary of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO Mr. Grigory Ordzhonikidze, President of the Russian Psychological Society and President of the Russian Academy of Education Mr. Yury Zinchenko, President of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations Mr. Telmo Mourinho Baptista.
Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Kononenko will welcome the guests and participants in the 16th European Congress of Psychology from Earth orbit.
During the Ceremony, the Vygotsky prize (named after the outstanding Soviet psychologist Lev Vygotsky) will be awarded for the first time.
All guests will also acquaint themselves with Russia’s music culture, customs and traditions. Soloists from the Musical Theatre "Helikon-Opera" under Dmitry Bertman, soloists from The Theatre "The Kremlin Ballet," the honored artist of Russia Varvara, the dance ensemble Alanya, Moscow State Academic Dance Theatre "Gzhel," the Voronezh State Academic Russian Folk Choir, the State Academic Kuban Cossack Choir and other famous ensembles will perform for them on the stage of the State Kremlin Palace.
Ms. Anna Aksakova and Mr. Jan Osin, winner of the show "One to one", will be the presenters at the event.
The 16th European Congress of Psychology will be held for the first time in Moscow on July 2-5, 2019. The 16th Congress of EFPA, organized by the Russian Psychological Society, will bring together scientists and practitioners from around the world. It will be attended by a variety of experts: scientists and practitioners, united by a common interest in psychology, one of the most popular sciences, which has everything you need to effectively solve the most pressing problems the world faces today.
The main theme of the Congress is "Psychology: Creating the Future Together".
The goal is to make the ECP2019 a space for productive dialogue and exchange of information for a better future of our planet and its inhabitants.
Executive Committee ЕСР2019