#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. On January 28, the Norilsk people came to the museum ethnographic festival Heiro (translated from Dolgan as “rising sun”) – it was held in the Talnah branch of the Norilsk Museum.
“Participants in an educational game form got acquainted with the diverse and rich traditional culture of the peoples inhabiting the Taimyr peninsula: Dolgans, Nenets, Nganasans, Evenks and Enets – the owners of the land on which we live”, the Norilsk Museum said.
The holiday guests saw the Under the Northern Lights exhibition – these are the Norilsk College of Arts’ teachers and students’ works, The Earth Birth defile, a photo project jointly with the PressPass agency Children of the Arctic. Scenery of the North, dedicated to the indigenous peoples of the Arctic territories.
For the first time in Talnah, the Nomad Nenets Dictionary and Horeku: the Tuhard Tundra Stories – tundra filming by media artists Anna Tolkacheva and Andrey Nosov in virtual reality format. In addition, the townspeople took part in a quiz, master classes and enjoyed the performance of creative teams.
The bright end of the holiday was the ethnic dance Heiro, symbolizing the beginning of a new life after the polar night.
Text: Angelica Stepanova, Photo: Nikolay Shchipko and Denis Kozhevnikov