Flash Mob ‘WeMissYou’

16 May 2020

Dear friends, colleagues, tourists and all! We are glad to invite you to take part in all-Russia initiative ‘МЫSOSкучились’. You don’t need to take too much effort to participate in it. Just choose one option among three mentioned below, prepare materials and send them to us. Our part is to make a compilation video out of your footage. You can also share your own interesting ideas with us and thus make the flash mob much more entertaining. Post your video putting hashtag ##МыSOSкучились in your social media.

NOTE! If it’s possible to make a video in English, please send them too and post in social media with hashtag #WeMissYou. We will edit your video and share it with our foreign partners.

Option 1 – for tourists

Participants: tourists from all Russian regions
Objective: to demonstrate how tourists miss Saint Petersburg

Description:
You need to prepare a short video (10-20 seconds), in which you will talk about the place of interest in Saint Petersburg you miss a lot. It can be your favorite restaurant; a dish, your favorite hotel, museum, exhibit item, attraction, theatre, ship etc. This object can be shown in the photo, a placard, a postcard or even painted. You can also make a prototype of an attraction – anything you want to.

Start your story with saying: ‘I miss Saint Petersburg because…’
And finish you video saying: ‘See you soon, friends. We miss you so much’

You need to hold a sheet of paper with a hashtag #МыSOSкучились. Creative approach and your own ideas are always welcome.

Dates: May 11 – 31, 2020
Hashtags: #МыSOSкучились, #WeMissYou and others (depending on the region)


Option 2 – tourism industry representatives in Saint Petersburg (and other region of Russia)

Participants: representatives of tourism industry in Saint Petersburg are welcome to take part in the initiative:
— hotels
— restaurants
— tourist guides and guide interpreters
— tour operators and tour agencies
— museums and exhibition halls
— theatres
— land and water transport
Objective: to demonstrate that city tourism industry misses its guests. Everybody is getting ready to welcome Russian and foreign travelers and is preparing something new and unique for them.

Description:
You need to record a short video (10-20 seconds), in which you hold a sheet of paper with the hashtag #МыSOSкучились and say the following: ‘When you come here, you will see, hear, taste…’ and then you show the thing you are talking about. It can be either an object (a photo/postcard/placard/picture of an attraction) or just a distinguishing feature of Saint Petersburg (food/music/tradition etc.)

Start your story saying: ‘When you come here, you will see, taste, hear…’
And finish you video saying: ‘See you soon, friends. We are looking forward to seeing you.

Creative approach and your own ideas are always welcome.

Dates: May 11 – 31, 2020
Hashtags: #МыSOSкучились, #WeMissYou and others (depending on the region)

 

Option 3 – Tourist Information Centers of Russia

Participants: representatives of City Tourist Information Centers from Russian regions
Objective: to demonstrate, that all regions miss their tourists. They are awaiting travelers and, in order to promote their regions, are working actively on new interesting projects.
Description:
You need to record a short video (10-20 seconds), in which you hold a sheet of paper with the hashtag #МыSOSкучились and say the following: ‘When you come here, you will see, hear, taste…’ and then come your ideas.
Examples:
1) You are waving hands standing at the background of a city attraction (the place should be familiar and recognizable)
2) A short footage, in which you being dressed in a famous hero/local from your region are telling a short fact/legend/puzzle about the city.

Start your story saying: ‘When you come here, you will see, taste, hear…’
And finish you video saying: ‘See you soon, friends! We are looking forward to seeing you.

Creative approach and your own ideas are always welcome.

Dates: May 11 – 31, 2020
Hashtags: #МыSOSкучились, #WeMissYou and others (depending on the region)