The official opening ceremony of the regional military-patriotic month, which was held on January 23 in the Park of the 30th Anniversary of Victory on the square in front of the Military Glory exhibition hall was attended by 7,5 thousand citizens. In 2019, the patriotic action is held under the motto "Military duty — honor and destiny!".
Citizens had an opportunity to immerse in water at specially prepared places of ablution in the evening of January 18, and also during the day on January 19. One of the most popular fonts — on the Kuban River near the Church of Holy Nativity — was open until 16:00. In total, 7 large bathing places were arranged in the city.
The new green zone with an area of 4,5 hectares and a length of 461 m was created within the framework of the priority federal project "Formation of a comfortable urban environment" for 4 months. Over this time, a full cycle of works from the preparation of the construction site to landscaping was carried out. The park opening ceremony was attended by the Governor of Krasnodar Region Veniamin Kondratiev, the Mayor of the city Evgeny Pervyshov, Chairwoman of the Krasnodar City Duma Vera Galushko.
One of the most numerous divine services took place in St.Catherine Cathedral. The worship service was carried out by Metropolitan of Yekaterinodar and Kuban Isidore. The Governor of Kuban Veniamin Kondratiev and the Mayor of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov together with parishioners kept vigil at night.
The city department for youth affairs organized more than 1 thousand events in 2018. In particular, for the first time Krasnodar hosted the international festival of street art "ShowYourFlow2018". Municipal camp "Dubrava" became the winner in one of the nominations of the regional stage of all-Russian competition for the organization of children's rest and recreation.
This is 54 sections of street and road network of the city and suburban settlements. The works will be held within the framework of the national project "Safe and high-quality autoroads" of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation in 2019. The streets that will be included in the next year was discussed at the meeting chaired by the Mayor of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov.
Electric substation 220 kV "Eastern industrial zone" was launched in the Kuban capital on November 21. It was built and put into operation by "Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System" (FGC UES). In Krasnodar, such a power facility was built "starting from scratch" and opened for the first time in the last 10 years, and in terms of capacity and equipment level it is the first substation of this class in the city. Its power is 560 megavolt-ampere (MVA).
On the day of opening of the exhibition devoted to Japanese culture, the Krasnodar City Hall held an official reception of the Plenipotentiary Minister of the Embassy of Japan in Moscow, Chief of the department for relations with the parliament, the group of international cooperation Isidze Motoyuki.
The Mayor of regional centre Evgeny Pervyshov held an official meeting with a delegation of the city of Kocaeli (the Republic of Turkey). The parties discussed the prospects of bilateral cooperation in the trade and economic sphere, as well as the possibility of establishing sister cities relations.