Three tourist projects of Yakutia have won major awards - Grand Prix of Russian Event Awards.
According to Ministry for Entrepreneurship and Tourism Development, Taste of Yakutia gastronomic festival has won Best Tourist Event in the field of gastronomic tourism, Winter Starts in Yakutia Festival - Best Event in the field of popularization of event tourism, Diamond Notes Festival - Best Children Travel Event.
These days Yakutia is presenting its projects in the final of Russian Event Awards, National Prize in event tourism in the city of Yaroslavl. A total of 702 candidates have nominated projects from 68 regions of the country. According to the results of four regional competitions 187 projects from 41 regions received the right to participate in the final.
All three projects were initiated by Ministry for Entrepreneurship and Tourism Development and aimed at strengthening brands of the republic, attracting tourists, implementation of tourist potential of the republic, promotion of indigenous culture and traditions of the peoples of the North and support of the people's initiative, reports the Office for the work with media under Administration of the Head of Sakha (Yakutia ) and the Government of RS (Yakutia).