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Hatanga couple took part in mass wedding

Hatanga couple took part in mass wedding

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The country’s mass wedding is taking place at the international exhibition Russia in Moscow. This event is dedicated to the Family Year in Russia. The mass wedding ceremony took place last Sunday, May 12, when Orthodox countries celebrated Red Hill holiday. In church tradition, this ...

Nornickel families competed in Polar Olympics

Nornickel families competed in Polar Olympics

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The ninth Polar Olympics was held at the Zapolyarnik stadium. 21 families from the Nornickel company and its divisions, as well as the Norilsk administration, took part in the winter family starts. For fans, the interactive platforms were set up; they were treated to ...

Winter activity festival took place in Norilsk

Winter activity festival took place in Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. This year, the winter activity festival got grant support as a result of the social project competition of Nornickel’s World of New Opportunities charity program. More than 30 owners of snowmobiles and snowbikes demonstrated mastery of self-propelled equipment on the lower road leading ...

Scientific festival Arctic Wave 2024 waits for everyone

Scientific festival Arctic Wave 2024 waits for everyone

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Arctic Wave festival will last for two days - April 26 and 27. The first day is entirely focused on school teams, and the second is dedicated to all Norilsk residents. The city will be covered by a wave of experiments, hypotheses and ...

Reindeer Herder Days celebrated in Taimyr

Reindeer Herder Days celebrated in Taimyr

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Every year, reindeer herders from reindeer herding camps gather in villages to see their relatives, solve economic problems necessary for every reindeer herder, and demonstrate their skills in competitions traditional for northern peoples. This year, Reindeer Herder Day in Taimyr is held for the ...

Best Russian developments to be presented at IT-Weekend|Norilsk festival

Best Russian developments to be presented at IT-Weekend|Norilsk festival

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The digital education center IT-Cube.Norilsk will hold the VI IT-Weekend|Norilsk festival on April 19 and 20. The event will bring together experts who will talk about the possibilities and prospects of domestic developments. Speakers' presentations will be complemented with master classes and interactive platforms. Residents ...

Kresty village celebrates centennial anniversary

Kresty village celebrates centennial anniversary

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The village of Kresty (eng.: Crosses), part of the Taimyr rural settlement of Hatanga, celebrates its 100th anniversary in April, reports the Northern Territories Development Agency. The settlement dates back to April 1924, when by the North Committee’s decision, a Gostorg trading post was opened ...

Largest ethnic festival announces competitions

Largest ethnic festival announces competitions

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The directorate of the XX international festival of ethnic music and crafts Siberia World accepts applications for ethnic musical and crafts competitions. The application campaign will last until March 31, and the event will take place from July 11 to 14 in the village ...

Norilsk museums burned down winter

Norilsk museums burned down winter

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Taimyr weather and the spring sun excited Norilsk residents on the last day of the long (like the polar winter) Maslenitsa week (Pancake holiday of meeting spring. - editor). In the city museums, Madam Maslenitsa was celebrated with wide folk festivities - singing, ...