Words of the city anthem

(written by Anatoly Shamgin)

Use of the Vologda’s anthem

The anthem of Vologdais an official symbol of the local self-government of the city. 

The anthem of the city of Vologda can be executed in orchestral, choral, orchestral and choral or other vocal and instrumental variants.

The anthem of the city of Vologda must be performed precisely in accordance with the established words and musical version.

The anthem of the city of Vologda is executed:

  • when the Head of the City assumes office;
  • when the first session of the Vologda City Duma of the regular convocation is opened and its last session closed, and also when opening the first session of every regular year. 

The anthem of the city of Vologda can be executed:

  • when unveiling monuments and commemorative signs erected in the city;
  • when presenting awards established by the local self-government bodies of the municipal formation “the city of Vologda”;
  • when opening and closing solemn events carried out by the local self-government bodies and other organizations;
  • during city holidays and sporting events.

If the national anthem of the Russian Federation is to be performed, the anthem of the city of Vologda is executed after it.

The anthem of the city of Vologda can be broadcasted by the local television and the radio in the news, information and analytical programmes about the life of the city.

A special permit for the use of the Vologda’s anthem is not required.

Executive officials of the local self-government bodies of the city, institutions and organizations carrying out respective events, bear responsibility for the fulfillment of the requirements of the present Regulations.