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‘Winter Starts in Yakutia’ Festival

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"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.

Zero Arctic Biennale of Contemporary Art in Yakutsk

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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.

Yakutsk is preparing for Winter Festival

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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.

Musical Instruments Exhibition

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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.