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‘Paths of the ancestors’ Nomadic Festival to take place in Yakutia


The first nomadic festival is dedicated to folklore of the Evens will be held in five settlements of Yakutia.

During the festival it is supposed to plunge into the nomadic culture of the northern peoples, the restoration of forgotten traditional crafts, rituals and games. There will be master classes involving native speakers of the Even language, folklore and culture, folk artists, a round table on the problems of preservation of the culture of ancestors.

The festival will consist of contests and records of throat and tribal chanting, the Evenk tales, solo singing and folk celebrations.  The idea of the festival belongs to the Evens of Kamchatka, who migrated from the territory of Yakutia in the 18th century.