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Mirny in anticipation of the upcoming festival

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April 12 - 18, the hurricane of emotions will overwhelm the Diamond Province - the 'Nastroenie' Festival. Legends of Soviet and Russian hockey will arrive in Mirny, Aikhal and Udachny. The Festival is organized by ALROSA and the Russian Ice Hockey Federation.

Last year, in the framework of the ALROSA partnership with the VTB United League and the All-Russian Dance Sport Federation and Acrobatic Rock’n’Roll, Mirny, Aikhal and Udachny were visited by the stars of basketball and acrobatic rock’n’roll. Recently, acrobatic rock and roll stars visited Mirny again, where as mentors were present at the official rating competitions of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) "ALROSA Cup" in acrobatic rock and roll.

Having received positive feedback from the participants, and seeing the great involvement of employees, ALROSA decided to develop the experience of holding sports events in Yakutia with the participation of titled athletes.

‘Nastroenie’ Festival is back! Legends of Soviet and Russian hockey will come to the Diamond Province. April 12 - 18 Mirny, Udachny and Aikhal will greet famous hockey players - Mikhail Vasiliev, Igor Grigorenko and Alexandre Boikov. Famous athletes will conduct master classes and open lessons of any level of training for all comers. Prizes, gifts and a great mood are guaranteed!

Social projects are one of ALROSA's priority activities. The Company seeks to provide decent working conditions for its employees and their families, and to develop the social infrastructure of Yakutia. Sports support is one of the key directions of this work. Within the corporate social programs, the Company organize cultural and sports clubs and events for employees. In partnership with the sports federations of Russia, the Company seeks to organize mass events for the residents of the region. It is an opportunity to gain new knowledge and impressions, inspire someone to play sports, develop their sport achievements, make it accessible, promote a healthy lifestyle and meet with the stars of Russian sport. This is a good incentive to engage in various sports, new knowledge is given to physical education teachers. Subsequently, this affects the development of these sports directions in general, for example, acrobatic rock and roll got a good impetus for development.

A detailed program of the Festival can be obtained through WhatsApp at +79672311251.

Udachny - April 12-13, 2018.

Aikhal - April 14-15, 2018

Mirny - April 17-18, 2018


Mikhail Vasiliev - Honored Master of Sports of the USSR in hockey. Olympic Champion 1984. Champion of Europe 1985, 1987. Participant of the Canada Cup 1984. Eight-time champion of the USSR. Had 33 matches at the World and European championships and at the Olympics, scored 9 goals.

He is currently an active hockey coach. In 2009-2010, the head coach of the junior team of Russia. In 2013-2016 the head coach of the MHL team Red Army. Finalist of the Kharlamov Cup.

Competitive career: CSKA (USSR, 1981-1988), Torpedo (Yar) (USSR, 1989-1990, 1994), Selva (Italy, 1990-1992), Varese (Italy, 1992-1994), Bozen 84 (Italy, 1994-1996), Bolzano (1996-1997, 1998-2001), Rödovre (Denmark, 1997-1998).

Igor Grigorenko - two-time world champion among the youth teams of 2002, 2003. World Junior Champion 2001. Best scorer, best striker and member of the symbolic team of the World Youth Championship 2003. Champion of Russia 2008, 2011. Gagarin Cup holder 2011. Holder of the Golden Helmet 2011. Participant of the KHL stars: 2015. Played in the championships of Russia and the KHL more than 850 matches. Played for the national team of Russia in the period from 2003 to 2015. Currently, the current player of the KHL.

Competitive career: CSKA VVS (Russia, 2000-2001), Lada (Russia, 2001-2004, 2007), Salavat Yulaev (Russia, 2004-2005, 2007-2012, 2015-2017), Severstal (Russia, 2006-2007), Grand- Rapids Griffins (USA, 2007), CSKA Moscow (Russia, 2012-2015), Metallurg Mg (Russia, 2017).

Alexandre Boikov - a multiple prize-winner of the Russian hockey championship. In total had 892 matches at the championships of Russia and the KHL. The winner of the Euro Hockey Tour in the Russian national team. 2000–2004 - played in the Russian national team. Currently, he is an expert on the Match TV channel. Active coach. Sports director of the Moscow Hockey Federation. Senior coach of the Moscow youth team.

Competitive career: Krylya Sovetov (Russia, 1991-1999), CSKA (Russia, 1999-2001), Lada (Russian, 2001-2006), Khimik / Atlant (Russia, 2006-2009), Sibir (Russia, 2009-2011), Severstal ( Russia, 2011-2012).