A tour of Yamal was highly evaluated at the festival of Slavic art
15:11 3 сентября 2020
Категории: News in English
The tour operator from Yamal “Discover Yamal” entered the number of the winners of the international creative festival of Slavic art “Russkoye Polye” (the Russian Field Festival of Slavic Art). It took the second place in the nomination “The best tourist ethnic route”.
“Discover Yamal” presented the tour “Yamal. The land of thousand reindeer” for the contest. The information was given to the news agency “Sever-Press” in the department of youth policy and tourism of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. The program includes excursions around Salekhard – the world’s only town situated on the Polar Circle, a travel to tundra with visiting of a traditional choum – home of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, acquaintance with every day life of tundra-dwellers. Tourists can see reindeer and participate in every day activities of indigenous residents of Yamal.
The festival “Russkoye Polye” is the largest folkloristic event uniting creative people, who love history of Russia, its songs, folk crafts and decorative-applied arts. Since 2012 the festival has received performers of Russian songs, craftspeople, manufacturers of goods and tour operators keeping the best traditions of Russia for future generations. This year the event took place in the online mode.