Conduct naval parades in the Golden horn not previously practiced due to the large traffic of commercial ships, and festive events were held in the Amur Bay. The exception was made only in 2015 for the marine parade in honor of the 70th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war.

– an hour before the start of festive celebrations at 11: 00 a.m. (04.00 GMT) on warships of the fleet, standing in formation, the ships and auxiliary vessels moored at berths, was raised by the state and naval flags and flags of colorization, – said the head of Department of information support a press-services VVO on Pacific fleet, captain 2nd rank Nikolay Voskresensky. – By tradition, the ceremony of the raising of the flags took place on a military ship-Museum “Red pennant”, which is on eternal Parking at the Ship quay of Vladivostok, and a submarine Museum s-56.

16 the front barrels in the main Bay of Vladivostok on the Golden bridge was built and the major classes of ships – the flagship of the Pacific fleet of the order of Nakhimov missile cruiser “Varyag” and the large anti-submarine ship “Admiral Panteleev”. In the front lines also was a Corvette “Loud”, small anti-submarine ship “Korean”, missile boat “P-18”, base minesweeper “BT-100” and the diesel submarine “Komsomolsk-on-Amur”.

Pacific fleet Commander Admiral Sergei Avakyants boat “Hurricane” bypassed parade and congratulated the crews on the holiday. After the bypass line ships, the Admiral went on Board of the cruiser “Varyag”, where he took report from the commander of the guard of honor.

– Russian Pacific fleet has been and will be a reliable Outpost to prevent any threats from sea and ocean areas is an important tool in strengthening stability in the Asia-Pacific region, – said Sergey Avakyants. – The current generation of sailors with dignity and honor demonstrating the Russian flag on the ocean expanses, continues the glorious traditions of serving the Fatherland, fidelity to the military oath, improving professional skills and combat skills, effectively solves problems in the near and far Maritime zones. New ships and submarines will join the Pacific fleet, which is at the stage of active development and refurbishment and will be equipped with advanced weapons systems, control and communication.

the naval parade ended with volleys of artillery salute, which was given from the Board GRKR “Varyag”.

because Of the restrictive regime, which acts in Vladivostok, in connection with the epidemic COVID-19, this year, the traditional military-sports festival was not performed, and for the residents and guests of the city organized a live broadcast of the parade on local TV and the screen, mounted on a platforRME floating crane in the embankment of the crown Prince.

Immediately after the show of military vehicles on the helipad of the flagship of the Pacific fleet with a festive concert were the musicians of the orchestra of a staff of Pacific fleet.

At 22.00 local time, will feature thirty artillery rounds in honor of the professional holiday of military seamen. Fireworks displays will take place on the Amur Bay near Sportivnaya embankment.