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Yakutians won at the Festival of National Cultures of the Peoples of the North, Siberia and Far Eastern Federal District

The team from Yakutia "Almazy Yakutia" became the winner of the festival of national cultures of the peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of Russia "By the path of the ancestors to the new century" in St. Petersburg. The festival was held at the Institute of the Peoples of the North of the Russian State Pedagogical University. A.I. Herzen and brought together representatives of many universities in St. Petersburg and guests from neighboring northern regions and Scandinavian countries, the YakutiaMedia news agency was told at the Yakutia Permanent Mission in St. Petersburg.

The grand opening of the Festival in the assembly hall of the Institute began with the greetings of the Rector of the RSPU. A.I. Herzen Valery Solomin.

The students showed the rite of the Algys, the girls performed the dance of horses and sang a national song, and the national dance of the Usoohai completed the whole performance. Teams from other northern regions showed their skills, telling legends and showing their national flavor.

According to the results of creative competitions of the Festival, for the first time in many years, the jury recognized the team from our republic "Almazy Yakutia" as the winner.

The festival also hosted a presentation of dishes from the national cuisine of the peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation. An exhibition of photographs "Siberia on the banks of the Neva" was held in the foyer.

At the end of the Festival Director of the Institute of the Peoples of the North Lyudmila Gashilova and Deputy Director of the Institute Igor Nabok presented prizes and awards to the winners.

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