A meeting dedicated to the deployment of socialist competition in 1978 at the Tarasov plant in Kuibyshev. Orenburg region. Orenburg Geological Administration. Meeting. Chief geologist B.P. Potapenko is present. Computing control center. Drilling work at one of the gas fields. Production processes at the auto-aggregate plant in the city of Dimitrovgrad. Penza region. Milking machine operator of the dairy complex of the state farm named after Makhalin A. S. Stalnov at work. Kuibyshev Opera and Ballet Theater. Rehearsal of the ballet "Angara". Composer A. Eshpai is present. Theater director and chief conductor L. M. Ossovsky gives interviews (synchronously). Fragment of the play "Angara". The audience applauds. Rural school in the village of Gorodishche, Orenburg region. Pupils in the classroom, playing snowballs. The mathematics lesson in the fourth grade is taught by the teacher MF Morozova. The USSR Weightlifting Cup. Among the athletes: V. Alekseeva, S. Vakhmanov, E. Sokolov, A. Povaga.