Support for regional traditions

VKG for the good of the region

Chemist’s Day
A community celebration organised at the initiative of VKG and in cooperation with the region’s largest chemical industry enterprises Molycorp Silmet, Eastman, Novotrade Invest. The tradition of Chemists’ Day was restored in year 2000 and the event was held for the 10th time in year 2011.

More than 8,000 people participated in the event in 2012.

Miner’s Day
In year 2011, VKG restored the tradition of celebrating Miners’ Day. VKG considers it important to continue the tradition of Miners’ Day as a community celebration. Organising the celebration is the enterprise’s gesture of recognition and deep respect towards all miners and also the residents of the region. The event of year 2012 saw the participation of more than 25,000 people and the budget of the community celebration was in excess of 60,000 euros.

Elderly people’s Day
In cooperation with the City Government of Kohtla-Järve, VKG is organising the annual Elderly People’s Day. The celebration involves retired people with long work experience in the oil shale industry and also all other elderly people whose work has made a contribution to the development of the city.