The Union of reindeer herders of Yamal joined “The constellation of cultures”
16:01 3 марта 2020
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The Union of reindeer herders of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and the Regional center for national cultures concluded the agreement on cooperation, which is aimed at support and development of cultures, languages, traditions of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North.
The agreement supposes conducting of master classes and different cultural and mass activities telling about traditions of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, studying of native languages and promoting of ethnic souvenir products with use of trading platforms of the Regional center for national cultures.
“It will serve as an additional impulse for development of culture, ethnic crafts in the region”, the executive director of the Union of reindeer herders of Yamal Timur Akchurin explained to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press”. – “Customs, traditions, crafts – these are significant components of cultural heritage of any nation”.
The agreement was signed within the regional cultural and enlightenment project “The constellation of cultures”.
As it should be noted, from the 24th to the 29th of February the Regional center for national cultures fulfilled the full-scale cultural and enlightenment project “The constellation of cultures”, the main aim of which is to acquaint with traditional culture of peoples of Russia. The wide specter of activities was conducted within the project. They were aimed at support of cultural individuality of peoples residing in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, promotion of traditional culture as a universal mean to strengthen principles of tolerance, to preserve succession of ethnic artistic traditions of ethnic groups.