The unique exhibition of photographs about the expedition to Beliy Island is taking place in Austria
8:48 22 января 2015
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The unique photo-exhibition «500 hours in the Arctic» was opened in Vienna, Austria in the Russian center for science and culture. The author of the exposition is a participant of the ecological expedition to Beliy Island in 2013, a compatriot residing in Austria Andrey Ivanov. He decided to make the work on ecological cleaning of Beliy Island known not only in Russia but also in other countries.
Andrey Ivanov is the head of the youth branch of the coordinating council of Russian compatriots in Austria. His hobby is photography. In his stories about Yamal he always underlines that his way to the north was started with one interesting acquaintance in the south, where in 2009, being within a team of compatriots, Andrey participated in the international forum of the youth «We are for peace in the whole world» that every year takes place in the town Kiten, Bulgaria. He was included into the team of volunteers, who rescued a little polar bear Seriku. Now the bear is in the zoo of the town Perm and is fine.
According to the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» in the department of international and external economic relations, the photo-exhibition «500 hours in the Arctic» in Vienna became a bright example of work of our compatriots on attracting of attention of people to study and protection of ecology in the Arctic.