Downside Up Europe Teens Cup

  • dates 30th of june - 5th of july 2016
  • format adventure project for teens
  • places ethnomir, moscow
  • participants students from switzerland, russia and united kingdom

Welcome to the official page of the Downside Up Europe Teens Cup!

The charity project which unites teens from different countries to drag attention to the problem of Down syndrome and explore Russian culture.

Here you may find the latest news, updated program and answers to the frequently asked questions.

If you would like to participate or have any questions don' t hesitate to contact us: Alexandra Bugrova,


30.06 DAY 1

Arrival of international teams, transfer to ETNOMIR

Dinner, introduction and itinerary


1.07 DAY 2

9:00 Breakfast

10:00 Excursion to the Russian traditional hut (with stove), bread making workshop, doll making workshops.

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Treasure hunt: 

Team presentations: name and motto

Endurance race: teams will be orienteering their way through a challenging course by cross country running and cycling, rope crossing over the ditch, shooting from a crossbow and climbing a wall to get the Russian Treasure.

Award ceremony

19:00 Dinner

20:00 Team meeting: discussing the day, sharing memories, emotions, ideas.


2.07 DAY 3

8:00 Breakfast

9:30 Transfer to Moscow

12:00 Moscow sightseeing and Lunch

15:00 Excursion at Romanov Chambers in Zaryadie

17:00 Circus

21:00 Dinner

22:00 Check-in at hotel


3.07 DAY 4

9:00 Breakfast

11:00 Excursion at Stalin’s bunker

13:00 Lunch

15:00 Visiting Red Square and Kremlin

17:00 Excursion at VDNH park

19:00 Dinner


4.07 DAY 5

9:00 Breakfast

11:00 Souvenirs shopping in Izmailovo

13:00 Downside Up: Volunteer project 

Fund’s presentation

Meeting with families involved in Downside Up’s programmes

Help on the territory of Downside Up


19:30 – 22:00 Radisson river cruise and dinner


5.07 DAY 6

Departure of international teams