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‘Journey to the Pole of Cold’ recognized as Best Regional Project
The event tour "Journey to the Pole of Cold," traditionally covering Churapcha, Taatta, Tompo and Oimyakon districts, has won the 'Best Regional Project' nomination of the 'Crystal Compass' national prize, according to the website of the award.
‘Pole of Cold 2017’ Rally Raid starts today
Today, on March 22, 5th Republican ‘Pole of Cold 2017’ Rally Raid starts for the prizes of the Mayor of the city of Yakutsk in ‘Northern Lights’ Ice Park.
"This amulet was presented to me by a shaman". Tom Hardy told about the trip to Yakutia in a TV interview
Hollywood actor Tom Hardy told in an interview with the First Channel correspondent about his vacation in Yakutia and about the amulet presented to him by the shaman. He visited the republic in 2012.
2018 Journey to the Pole of Cold starts in Yakutia
The program of the event tour
Journey to the Pole of Cold’2018
includes visiting cultural and historical and ethnographic centers,
The Pole of Cold
rally-raid, a trip to Lake Labynkyr.
70-year-old Tamara Vasilieva won All-Russian Business Women Competition
Tamara Egorovna - author of an exclusive tourist route, founder of Oymyakon history museum
85 degrees below zero: Yakut frosts make international news
Fifty-degree frosts for residents of Yakutia at this time of year are quite common. But it is the extremely low temperatures in Yakutia that have become the topic number one for many Russian and world media these days.
A testing ground for arctic equipment to be built in Yakutia
The authorities of Yakutia are planning to locate a testing ground for testing environmentally friendly equipment for the extraction of hydrocarbons in the Arctic, near Yakutsk or at the Oymyakon Cold Pole.
This was announced by the permanent representative of Yakutia to the President of the Russian Federation Andrei Fedotov at the ‘Arctic 2019’ international conference in Moscow.
Anton Safronov: Yakutia has great potential for promoting science tourism
In addition to winter event tourism, it is time to consistently develop science tourism in Yakutia. This was stated by Minister of Investment Development and Entrepreneurship of Yakutia Anton Safronov while laying flowers in front of the monument to explorer Sergei Obruchev at the Pole of Cold.
Auto rally to the Pole of Cold
In Yakutia, on March 22-25, Rally Championship of Yakutia for the prizes of Yakutsk Mayor Aisen Nikolaev will take place within the traditional ‘Journey to the Pole of Cold’ festival. Enthusiasts of extreme sports will again go to Tomtor on the legendary Kolyma Road, the organizing committee of the event said.
Bull - the personification of winter for Yakuts
The Yakuts still preserve a large stratum of knowledge about their native culture, including folklore and beliefs.
Chinese biker returns home!
Citizen of the People's Republic of China Cha Erdan had long dreamed to visit the Pole of Cold in Oymyakon. While still in school and learning that there is the coldest point of the planet, he has decided for himself that someday he would check himself and feel the 60-degree cold. One can say that the extreme cyclist was preparing for a trip to Oymyakon thoroughly. Behind him - a bike tour to Egypt and Dubai.
Comfortable hotel in the coldest place on Earth
A comfortable hotel with 10 beds opened in the Yakut village of Oymyakon of Yakutia, one of the coldest places on Earth.
Documentary film about Yakutia qualified for an Oscar
The documentary ‘The Story of the Coldest Inhabited Place’ is qualified for an Oscar nomination in
Best Documentary Short Film
Epiphany Day on shores of the Arctic Ocean
© RIA Novosti / Igor Maslov
More than 30 baptismal fonts, ice holes used for water consecration on Epiphany Day, will be organized in Yakutia this year, despite the 50-degree frost in some regions of the republic.
It is assumed that about 60 thousand people will take part in bathing; the frost does not frighten them.
Fonts are planned to be organized on the Lena River, the Pole of Cold and on the shores of the Arctic Ocean.
Ex-candidate for the presidency of France is going to Yakutia
Former French presidential candidate Ségolène Royal is going to come to Yakutia. She said this in an interview with
Extreme athlete from Italy will run a marathon at the Pole of Cold
In January 2019, an extreme athlete, a policeman from the city of Padua (Italy), Paolo Venturini, will make a heroic attempt to run a classic marathon at the Pole of Cold. This is what YSIA reports with reference to the First Deputy Minister for External Relations of the region, Vladimir Vasiliev.
Extreme tours in Yakutia are in high demand
This year representatives of the tourism industry of Yakutia mark a high demand for extreme tours to the Cold Pole in Oymyakon, where sub-zero air temperature reaches 60 degrees Celsius, reports TASS.
Foreign journalists in Yakutsk for Yakut diamonds
Six journalists from the USA, Slovenia, Cuba and China arrived in Yakutsk
Guinness record in Oymyakon
If Yakutia can not yet boast of a large influx of ordinary tourists, the various kinds of extreme sports lovers rush to come here and challenge the harsh elements, and possibly break some unusual record. The last vivid example - a group from Poland,
has just returned from Oymyakon. Polish extreme athletes have attempted to set a Guinness record for cycling in cold conditions.
He did it!
Paolo Venturini covered 39.1 km in 3:54:10, according to the Ministry of External Relations and Affairs of Peoples of Yakutia.
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