Yakutsk is hosting a seminar of the Arctic Council to discuss prospects for the processing and sale of reindeer herding products and the development of entrepreneurship in the industry. Experts and herders from Norway, Denmark and Iceland arrived in Yakutsk.
Within ‘Winter Starts in Yakutia’ Festival on December 1 - 2 Kruzhalo Mall will host ‘Souvenirs of Yakutia’ Sales Exhibition. Russian Father Frost from Great Ustyug and Yakut Winter will welcome visitors at the opening.
Recreating of dishes using recipes of Russian old-timers, who arrived in Yakutia in the middle of XVII century, will be the main event of the only Russian Gastronomic Festival ‘Taste of Yakutia’ to be held in Yakutsk December 1- 4.
"Winter Starts in Yakutia" Festival will begin on December 1 with a ceremony of lighting the first official Russian New Year tree. The colorful event will be attended by Father Frost from the Great Ustyug, Winter Beauty, Yakut Tchyskhaan and fairy-tale characters. During the ceremony of lighting the Christmas tree Tchyskhaan will give the symbol of the cold to Father Frost in order to make the winter come to all corners of Russia.
Within ‘Winter Starts in Yakutia!’ Festival the capital of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) will host Zero Arctic Biennale of Contemporary Art November 16 - December 4. Biennale has the character of synthesis of science, art, urban infrastructure, and educational institutions.
Winter Starts in Yakutia Festival gathers more and more visitors and participants every year. From November 28 to December 4, 2016 a number of interesting events expects the citizens and guests of the capital of Yakutia - exhibitions, competitions, performances, concerts, sporting events.
Museum of Music and Folklore of Peoples of Yakutia and Culture Department of Gorny region welcome to Exhibition Kөmүs dorҕoonnor (Golden Sounds), dedicated to the creative activity of well-known folk masters of Yakutia.