A program for the development of theatrical art started in the Far East. It is designed for two years so far. Far Eastern theaters will be able to receive grants for new performances, various projects and festivals. Yakutia will also be able to participate.
As part of Khomus Day, which is celebrated today, on November 30, the Lena cinema hosted the premiere of the film Strange sounds of happiness by Italian film director Diego Pascal PANARELLO on November 28.
On November 26, the traditional ‘Diamonds of Yakutia’ Ice and Snow Sculptures Contest kicked off having gathered 25 teams, 6 of them are from other parts of Russia and abroad. The theme of the snow and ice contest is Legends of Winter.
The Yakut epic Olonkho was performed in St. Petersburg in the 'Baltic House' Theater by the Olonkho Theater and Beijing Kunqu Opera on November 17. The performances were held under the auspices of 7th St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum and within the framework of 125th anniversary of Platon Oiunsky, told Yakutia’s Minister of Culture Yuri Kupriyanov.