Russia: Ethno-festival “Soul of the Tundra” takes place in Salekhard

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The third “Soul of the Tundra” ethno-festival began in Salekhard on June 9, according to National Accent.

On the first day, a handicraft competition was held, as well as a workshop on “Development and preservation of traditional crafts and folk art”. The opening of the festival featured creative teams, national sports teams, and sampling of national dishes.

Next, guests beheld the Folklore Competition of the Peoples of the North, the “Master of the Yamal” competition, and the “World of Crafts” fair. The festival ended with a big concert of ethnic music. The artists presented throat singing, elements of Khakass and Altai folk music, ethno-rock, etc., with modern instruments as well as traditional ones: the Yah, Homys, Khoburakh, Koor, and others.

Translated from gumilev-center.ru: http://www.gumilev-center.ru/ehtnofestival-dusha-tundry-startoval-v-salekharde/