Keepers of history were invited to Nadym to the jubilee competitions of reindeer herders
11:53 2 февраля 2015
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The town Nadym is preparing to conduct the 20th jubilee competitions of reindeer herders for the Cup of the Governor of Yamal. Much has been already done: plans-schemes of location of choums, routes for race of reindeer teams, trading rows were elaborated, the holiday program was coordinated and teams of sportspeople were invited.
All organizational issues are being solved actively. (The note: a choum is a home of nomads, reindeer herders; it is similar to a tepee). This information was given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» in the informational and analytical board of the district administration.
Representatives of 12 teams from 7 districts of Yamal will arrive to the competitions this year. Also teams from Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug, Nenets Autonomous Okrug and Dolgan-Nenets (Taymyr) district of Krasnoyarsk Krai were invited. Nadym district of Yamal will be presented by two teams, majority of the participants are reindeer herders of the settlement Kutopyugan.
The keepers of history – the organizers of the first competitions of reindeer herders were invited to the jubilee games: the first referee, representatives of the organizational committee. This year the program of the jubilee competitions in one row with traditional kinds of sport includes the exhibition of hunting huskies, the race of dog sleds and the race on the strength extreme «Arctic man». The wedding ceremony organized on basis of Nenets culture will take place for the first time within the holiday.