SOCHI, August 23 /TASS/. Hundreds of people made selfies against the background of Russia’s biggest 1,000 square-metre national flag unwrapped in the Olympic Park in Sochi on Saturday on occasion of the National Flag Day.
Almost everybody who came to the park on Saturday tried to make a photo of himself against a group of flag-bearers who were carrying several flags one after another, including the 1,000 square meter Russian tricolor; the 260 square-metre flag of the Krasnodar territory and one single 2,000 square-mere colour cloth consisting of the flags of Russian regions.
"Almost 300 flag-bearers, including 100 servicemen, 30 Cossacks and more than 100 volunteers, took part in the flash mob, which gathered about 3,000 spectators," the organizers of Russia’s Biggest Flag action told TASS.
Russia’s Biggest Flag action is being held under the aegis of the Russian Public Chamber and is supervised personally by Nikolay Drozdov, a Russian scientist and public figure. After Sochi, the Russian national flag will move to the Ryazan region and other parts of Russia.
Other events held in Sochi on the Russian National Flag Day included a motor rally, mass mock games and a battle with the national flag’s colours.