#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In Krasnoyarsk, the Taimyr House of Folk Art (TDNT) presented the culture of the peninsula’s ethnic groups at the Interregional Review of the indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East ethnocultural centers’ activities.
Ethnic groups from ten subjects of the Russian Federation took part in the show: Yakutia, Karelia, Buryatia, Hakassia, Kamchatka and Sahalin, Yamalo-Nenets autonomous district, Habarovsk region, Kemerovo region, as well as Taimyr and Evenk districts of Krasnoyarsk region.
The creative team of the Taimyr’s Main Chum arrived at the regional center with an exhibition of bone carving, ethnographic objects and books, took part in the discussion of issues related to the preservation and development of the indigenous minorities’ culture, held master classes on making amulets and bone carving. The performance of the northerners in the concert was dedicated to the ritual culture.
“The Taimyr ranks were strengthened by Evgeny and Yulia Porotov, famous Dolgan, now Krasnoyarsk artists, whose canvases have become an adornment of the exhibition”, the TDNT said.
Earlier, the competition Arctic and Siberia in the lens of an aborigine started in Taimyr, and National Geographic magazine published photographs about the life of the Taimyr Nenets family.
Text: Angelica Stepanova, Photo: TDNT