In 2017 the P. S. Gamzatova Dagestan Museum of Fine Art won a competition for a grant from the Head of the Republic of Dagestan. As part of that grant, high-resolution digital copies of some 400 pieces in the museum’s collection are to be made. The PERI Foundation has supported the museum’s digital copying project and, as a partner in it, has offered the cultural institution its high-resolution equipment.
On August 18th Sagitav Sagitov, a young programmer from Makhachkala, set off to study in the San Francisco Bay area’s Silicon Valley. Sagitav was offered the chance to intern in the USA after his 2D game called Cero took first place in the PERI Innovation Challenge, a competition for promising projects. The young programmer will study for a month in San Francisco at Beyond Games, one of the leading computer game companies in Silicon Valley.
The ZIyavudin Magomedov PERI Charitable Foundation has announced the appointment of Zaur Omarov as director of the Foundation’s operations in Dagestan. Zaur Omarov from 2014 to 2017 was director of the Uspekh National Centre for Youth Activities of the Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Republic of Dagestan. Before that he had worked as an advisor to the Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the RD and as director of the Informational-Analytical Centre of the Committee of Youth Affairs of the RD.