"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.
The festival will be held in the capital of Yakutia December 1 - 4. The program of the Festival includes ‘Diamonds of Yakutia’ Snow and Ice Sculptures International Competition, ‘Diamond Notes’ Children's Creativity Competition, Zero Arctic Biennale of Contemporary Art, ‘Taste of Yakutia’ Gastronomic Festival and ‘Games of the North’ Northern Multisport Competition. Round tables of ‘Research.Intellectual Creativity and Artistic Practice’, ‘Actual Issues of Yakutia Ecotourism Development’ will be held within the Festival.
Yakutsk is welcoming guests for this great holiday!