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Culture

First Norilsk house told its age-old history

First Norilsk house told its age-old history

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The First House of Norilsk prepared a museum performance for its hundredth winter. The organizers warmed the guests with tea and jam and stories about the history of the centenary. The old house ‘spoke’ with the voice of its builder Nikolay Urvantsev. Short videos ...

Ornament is language of ancestors

Ornament is language of ancestors

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The presentation of the Ornament is The Language of Ancestors book was held at the St. Petersburg headquarters of the Russian Geographical Society. Experts assess the work as a kind of breakthrough in the study of the Taimyr indigenous peoples’ life. The specialists of ...

Local history museum tells about Nganasan costume cosmology

Local history museum tells about Nganasan costume cosmology

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Pupils of the art department of the Boris Molchanov children's art school visited the Taimyr Museum of Local Lore. The guide Lidiya Aksenova told the children about the female and male Nganasan costume peculiarities. “Each ornament on national clothes had a meaning and a name. ...

Pocket Norilsk

Pocket Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Masha Ivanova's Norilsk impressions resulted not only in a series of gouaches, but also in hand-embroidered postcards. Pocket Norilsk, as Masha Ivanova called her handkerchiefs, arose under the impression of what she saw in the Old City, at the Norilsk Golgotha memorial. She once read ...

Public library invites on virtual trip to Arctic

Public library invites on virtual trip to Arctic

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The pandemic activated a virtual resource in the work of Norilsk librarians, including local historians. The local history sector of the library dedicated another virtual exhibition to the Arctic explorers - the heroes of the day. In 2021, the Norwegian Fridtjof Nansen and three Soviet researchers: ...

Taimyr residents brought five awards from international exhibition

Taimyr residents brought five awards from international exhibition

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In The Best Work of National Folk Art competition the first place was taken by the Taimyr сollege teacher, bone cutter Philip Falkov with the work Traveling Around the Worlds. In the Best Stage Costume category, the first place was won by Anastasia ...

Dudinka folk ensemble to present its creativity in St. Petersburg

Dudinka folk ensemble to present its creativity in St. Petersburg

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The first art festival of the indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East - Inspiration of the Arctic - is taking place in the Tavrichesky garden of St. Petersburg. Dudinka will be presented by the honored collective of folk art of the ...

Norillag Victims monument returned to museum square

Norillag Victims monument returned to museum square

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. A female figure, embedded in the masonry, with a wreath of woven hands, symbolizes the uprising in the Norillag forced labor camp of 1953. The monument authors of the, erected in the museum square in 2004, are Elena Arsenyeva, at that time the chief specialist ...

Norilsk drama to take part in Theater Spring – 2022

Norilsk drama to take part in Theater Spring – 2022

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. By the end of the year, leading Russian theater experts and critics will have to watch 47 performances staged last season in 18 theaters of the Krasnoyarsk region. In the Norilsk Polar Drama Theater named after V. Mayakovsky, experts will evaluate the Kolchak the Polar ...