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Venerated Icon of the Mother of God - Patroness of the Far East is coming to Yakutsk
08:33 26 September 2016
The Transfiguration Cathedral of Yakutsk on October 1 will bring the blessed list of one of the greatest shrines of the Russian Church of the XX century from the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius - the icon of the Mother of God of Port Arthur, Patroness…
Masters of Yakutia - prize winners of Jew’s harp competition
06:39 26 September 2016
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Six masters from Yakutia became winners of Jew's harp masters competition. The event took place September 16 -18 in Moscow in the framework of Jew's Harp Festival 2016.
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Yakut-Japanese partnership in the cultivation of vegetables
06:29 26 September 2016

Construction of the first phase of the investment project ‘Year-round greenhouse complex’ in the advanced socio-economic development zone of ‘Kangalassy Industrial Park’ started by ‘Sayuri’ joint…

‘Paths of the ancestors’ Nomadic Festival to take place in Yakutia
04:05 26 September 2016

The first nomadic festival is dedicated to folklore of the Evens will be held in five settlements of Yakutia.
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Schoolchildren from Yakutsk - participants of Nomads Games
09:09 22 September 2016

2nd World Nomads Games were held in Kyrgyzstan. 23 teams from China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, USA, Turkey, South Korea and other countries participated…
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Faces of Heritage: The ritual of dressing Yakut bride
08:42 22 September 2016

The city of Khabarovsk hosted 9th Interregional Festival of National Cultures "Faces of Heritage." Yakutia has been successfully presented in two categories. "National costume" category has become…

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‘The World Domination’: Art, Culture, Love and Humanism!

Just before the New Year Yakutsk hosted a grand event – ‘Tabyk’ Ethno-Rock Festival. One of the headliners of the Festival – punk glam rock group ‘The World Domination’ from Germany. The following is…
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Yakutsk through eyes of foreign visitors

The editors of "Yakutia Today Magazine" are interested in what expats living in Yakutsk think of the city and its people, its strong and weak points, as well as what could be improved. A foreign…
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Bird in the Wind

BY: NITHYA THIRU Photo by Leif Ramos At the age of nine, Elena Lukina left her home in the Siberian village of Pokrovsk to study the violin in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg). Her move was part of a…

Yakutsk among popular tourist cities of the Russian Far East hotel search service has identified a list of the most popular cities in the "Eastern Ring of Russia" (Siberia and the Far East of Russia) among Russian and foreign tourists, which…
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How to start acquaintance with Yakutia

Tourism is one of the most profitable industries in the world economy. In recent years, the industry achieved many positive results in the field of domestic and inbound tourism in Yakutia. Largely…
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Stone people - the Kisilyakh Mountain

A true masterpiece of Yakutia is the Kisilyakh Mountain. It is located in the Verkhoyansk area on the watershed of the rivers of Yana and Adycha in spurs of the Kisilyakhsky ridge, a part of the…
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‘Northern Mosaic’ Tourist Project

In 2017, 197 million rubles will be allocated from the federal budget for the implementation of ‘Northern Mosaic’ tourist project of Yakutia. First of all, funds will be spent on the formation of…

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