Sportspeople from Yamal will participate in the Arctic Winter Games in Greenland
14:04 26 февраля 2016
Категории: News in English
The Arctic Winter Games will take place in Nuuk, Greenland from the 6th to the 11th of March. Nine teams from Greenland, Canada, Norway, Russia, the USA, Finland and Sweden will participate in the competitions.
The sportspeople of the sports school for children and youth on national kinds of sport will defend honor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and Russia. They will compete in Triple Jump, Sledge Jump, Kneel Jump, Knuckle Hop, the Airplane, One Hand Reach, One-Foot High Kick and Two-Foot High Kick.
This year the seal Kuluk is the official mascot of the Arctic Winter Games. An electronic form of voting to support a favorite team will be a novelty for traditions of the Arctic Winter Games. The special prize – the Hodgson Trophy – will be given by the results of the competitions, and honest sportspeople will be awarded with the special badge Fair Play. The sportspeople and coaches from Yamal received its several times. Among them there are: Vladislav Berdnikovich, Ekaterina Drozdova, Danil Neustroyev, Anastasia Radchenko, Emma Timerbulatova, Olesya Filippenko, Karina Khusnullina and others.
The singer of Nenets singing folklore Tatyana Lar will acquaint the participants with cultural traditions of Yamal. She will perform the concert program, will conduct two gala-performances, master-classes and will visit social institutions.
The exhibition “Bearers of culture” will present items of birch bark made by a craftsman from Yamal Anatoly Sotruyev. This choice is not occasional. Cultural traditions and rituals of northern peoples are unique and closely connected with nature surrounding them. The birch and birch bark took the special place in their life. During thousands of years it is accessible, comfortable and universal material in everyday culture of peoples of the North.
The animation film “How Nyanchedo Myniku taught a man to fly” created by the animation studio “Myniku” will be demonstrated for the sportspeople. This information was given to IA “Sever-Press” in the department of international and external economic relations of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.