Indigenous Peoples Day in Taimyr to begin with festive procession 0+

Indigenous Peoples Day in Taimyr to begin with festive procession 0+

August 05, 2022

In Dudinka on Saturday, August 6, the Indigenous Peoples International Day will be celebrated on a large scale.

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. By tradition, the celebration will begin with a procession of a festive column led by representatives of five Taimyr ethnic groups.

The Taimyr House of Folk Art invites residents and guests of the polar capital to the Taimyr nomad camp. Also in the ethnographic complex Taimyr Oikumena a photo zone in national costumes, the chums’ work and an artists’ works exhibition from the institution’s fund will be organized.

On the Dudinka embankment square, a solemn opening ceremony of the holiday will be held – the Friendship Fire lighting, rewarding Taimyr ethnic groups representatives and a bright concert program. At the same time, a national courtyard will open on the square, where those who wish can taste national cuisine and buy souvenirs.

In addition, a sports ground for national sports will operate during the holiday.

On the porch of the Taimyr Museum of Local Lore, the Talent Born in the Tundra exhibition will open for guests of the holiday and the Taimyr Games Camp interactive entertainment program will be held.

National sports competitions, exhibitions, competitive and game programs, folk festivals and festive concerts are planned for the inhabitants of the hinterland of the peninsula.

The district administration clarified that on August 6, festive events will be held in Dudinka and the villages subordinate to the rural settlement of Karaul: these are Baikalovsk, Vorontsovo, Kazantsevo, Karepovsk, Mungui, Nosok, Polikarpovsk, Tuhard, Ust-Port and the village of Karaul. In the settlements of Hatanga, celebrations were scheduled for August 13.

Recall that since 1994 the World’s Indigenous Peoples Day has been celebrated on August 9th.

Earlier, we wrote that from August 6 to 10, the Youth Forum of Indigenous Peoples will be held in the Taimyr capital. We also told that National Geographic magazine wrote about life in Taimyr.

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Text: Angelica Stepanova, Photo: press service of the Taimyr administration

August 05, 2022

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