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Yakut cinema is top in regional cinematography

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Secretary of the Russian Union of Cinematographers, director and producer of "Yakutia’s film projects pitching - a look into the future" Filipp Abryutin named Yakut cinema the most successful in regional cinematography at the round table "Cinema of Yakutia: Prospects for Development," held within the framework of Days of Yakutia in Moscow.
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Closing ceremony of Days of Yakutia in Moscow

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The capital of Russia hosted the closing ceremony of Days of Yakutia devoted to the 385th anniversary of joining the Russian state, the 95th anniversary of the formation of the Yakut ASSR and the 25th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic.
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Yakut artists make a hit in St. Petersburg

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Classics, national music and khomus harmoniously united in a concert of masters of arts of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) "I love you, Peter's creation!" devoted to the 385th anniversary of the entry of Yakutia into the Russian state, which take place in St. Petersburg December 6 - 11.
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The best masters of fish whittling have participated in the competition "Stroganina 2017"

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On Sunday the “stroganina” feast (yakut traditional dish) was the closing event of the large-scale All-Russian festival “Zima nachinayetsya s Yakutii” ("The Winter Begins with Yakutia") which was taking place from December 1 to December 3 in Yakutsk.

The feast taking place at the sports training center "Triumph"  attracted some of the best masters of fish whittling, masters of the national crafts, citizens and guests of the capital who have arrived from various regions of the country and from abroad.

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The Festival “Zima Nachinayetsya S Yakutii” Enters the Top-5 Best Winter Events of Russia

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According to the research of Turstat, the winter festival in Yakutia enters the top five of popular winter festivals of Russia.

"Zima Nachinayetsya S Yakutii" (“Winter Begins from Yakutia”) festival takes place from 1 to 3 December in Yakutsk.

The winter festival includes gastronomic festival "Vkus Yakutii" (“Taste of Yakutia”), ignition of a New Year tree, congratulation of Ded Moroz (“Grandfather Frost") from Velikiy Ustyug, “Stroganina”, “Sdelano v Yakutii” (“Made in Yakuta”) fair ,  trade fair of national crafts "Serebryanaya cheshuya " (“Silver scale”), hand-made "Zimnyaya Fantaziya" (“Winter Fantasy”) fair, photo exhibition "Khrustalnye Melodii Oymyakonya" (“Crystal melodies of Oymyakon”), photo contest "Seson Udachi” (“Season of luck”),  trade fair of agricultural products "Zhivoye Serebro" (“Live Silver”), competition "Snegovik-2017" (“Snowman-2017”) and other events.

Last year the winter festival in Yakutia was attended by more than five thousand people.
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Yakutia Will Present Northern Fish, Throat Singing and Investment Projects at the Far East Days

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The Days of the Far East will take place in Moscow from 8 to 16 December.

Yakutia will present northern kitchen, culture and investment potential of the region at the days of the Far East in Moscow which will take place on December 8-16. "Yakutia will present souvenir products made of mammoth bone, horsehair and porcelain at the Far East fair. Residents of Moscow will be able to buy northern fish at the fair’s fish market - chir, frozen and smoked omul, berry products, venison and foal meat", - the interviewee from the agency has told.

According to him, an entertainment program is planned.

"Our actors will present the culture of the people of Yakutia, including tojuk (throat singing), khomus (jew’s harp music)", - Vasilyev has explained.

Besides, as a part of a business program presentation of strategy of development for the region till 2030, as well as presentations of a transport complex and investment projects will take place, the interviewee from the agency has added.  “It is very important for investors to understand the level of transport infrastructure and freights delivery are", - he has explained.

On December 15 to 17 another event called the Days of the Sakha Republic will take place in Moscow and St. Petersburg which are dedicated for the 385 anniversary of the republic’s entry into the structure of the Russian state.
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Sixteen girls have passed the casting of “Miss Respublika Sakha (Yakutia)” beauty pageant

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On November 26 in the assembly hall of the Arctic state institute of arts and cultures the casting of the National beauty pageant "Miss Respublika Sakha (Yakutia)" took place.

"Miss Respublika Sakha (Yakutia)" is the only beauty pageant in the republic which has exclusive rights on representation of participants on the competition "Miss Russia".

About 40 beautiful girls came to casting, 16 of which were selected by the organizing committee to participate in the contest.
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