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Craftsmen from Yakutia win at international ice sculpture contest

The craftsmen for Yakutia have won the first place at the Altai Winter international ice sculptures contest .


The competition was attended by 14 teams of 22 people. They decorated the Siberia Yard with 15 works, informs Altai Travel Center. – These are craftsmen from Yakutsk, Irkutsk, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Cheboksary, Salekhard, Novosibirsk, Kazakhstan, Biysk, and Barnaul.
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The only indigenous peoples of the North theatre


The only theater of the indigenous peoples in the world, based in Yakutia, is staging the first production on the Evenk legend telling about a beautiful girl in the image of a white crane, reports TASS. The new theater was registered last September in the city of Yakutsk. The peculiarity of the theater is that it combines music and dance.
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Film about deaf and dumb photographer from Yakutsk conquers Moscow

November 14 in Moscow started VII International Film Festival "Cinema without Barriers". The competition program of this huge event dedicated to lives of people with disabilities, and the film of Appolinaria KULACHIKOVA "The Inner Voice" is in the list.Here is an interview with the main character - photographer Sergei Platonov.
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Yakutsk preparing for Winter Starts in Yakutia festival

On December 1, the city of Yakutsk will see the opening of the Winter Starts in Yakutia festival . This is the seventh time the capital of the republic is going to host the main winter holiday of Russia.

The Organizing Committee, represented by the District Administration of the city of Yakutsk, together with the Ministry of Business and Tourism Development of the republic, have prepared  an interesting and eventful program for the city residents and guests.
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"Virtuosos of Yakutia" returned from South America

IA SakhaLife

From September 19 to October 17, 2014 the State Ensemble of Violinists of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) "Virtuosos of Yakutia" has toured in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, and on return gave recitals in the cities of Yaroslavl and St. Petersburg, dedicated to 20th anniversary of the Ensemble.
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Youth Theatre: the first performance in Yukagir

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IA SakhaLife

October 24 and 25 - for the first time in the history of Yakutia, Russia and even the whole world at the Youth Theatre people could hear the Yukagir speech at the initiative of Art Director Aleksey Pavlov.Chief director Alexander Titigirov staged a theatrical performance based on the works of Nikolay Kurilov and legends of the Yukagir "Nungni". Scenography – Praskovia Pavlova and Maria Ivanova. Staging and translation into Yukagir - Polina Sentyakova.
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