Tundra-dwellers in Gyda are settling all their affairs, defining the strongest contestants and having a good rest
16:28 17 апреля 2019
Категории: News in English
On the 17th of April the baton of celebration of the Reindeer Herder’s Day was passed to the northernmost settlement of Tazovskiy district — Gyda. The holiday will last two days.
Within the gathering of reindeer herders the tundra dwellers are able to pass through medical examination, to register on the portal of public services, to order and obtain necessary certificates and documents from employees of the multifunctional center. In the House of culture the reindeer herders will receive necessary first-aid kits and veterinary medicaments, satellite telephones.
A notary is working in the rural administration within the holiday, also everyone can address to experts of the office of housing policy, the department of social development and the office on work with population of inter-settlement territories and traditional branches of economy under the administration of the district, the Pension Fund, the civil registry office and the veterinary center. In the building of the boarding school parents of future pupils of the first forms can apply for admission to the educational institution and receive individual consultations. This information was given to the news agency “Sever-Press” in the administration of Tazovskiy district.
The head of the district Vasiliy Parshakov is holding the personal reception of citizens in the administration of the settlement. Also, the indigenous people have the opportunity to ask questions to the head of the settlement Oleg Shabalin, heads and specialists of the Legislative Assembly of Yamal, the veterinary service and the parliament (Duma) of the district.
The sports competitions are taking place on the square in front of the house of culture of the settlement. The strongest reindeer herders are being defined in throwing of a tynzyan on a khorey, ethnic wrestling, jumping over narty – nomadic sleds and others. The program of the holiday also includes the final among wrestlers — tundra-dwellers, the competition in mas-wrestling, triple national jump, the race on reindeer sleighs.
For the second year in a row activists of Gyda have organized the Small gathering of reindeer herders for Nenets youth. Funds for fulfillment of the initiative in 2018 and 2019 were allocated within the grant contest of the district youth forum. Within the Small gathering young tundra dwellers of Gyda are able to test their strength, agility and skill in jumping over narty, running, mas-wrestling, ethnic wrestling, throwing a tynzyan on a khorey and football in “malitsa” and “yagushka” (man’s and woman’s fur coats).
The cultural part of the Gathering of reindeer herders is also diverse and extensive. Soloists and collectives of the district prepared the concert program “Musical kaleidoscope”. The program also includes the ceremony of awarding of the best reindeer herders, the contests “Hostess of a choum” for young tundra women, “Northern family 2019”, “Northern style” among local craftswomen and the contest-show of Nenets harnesses decorated by women.
The fair, work of the ethnic nomad camp, tasting of traditional dishes of indigenous peoples of the North, games and entertainments for children and grownups, dances do not allow guests and participants of the holiday to be bored. The winners of sports competitions and cultural events will be awarded at the closing ceremony of the holiday.