10 corporate events of Primorye were included in the tourist calendar of the Far East

10 corporate events of Primorye were included in the tourist calendar of the Far East

With the addition of two more regions to the Far Eastern Federal District, the traditional calendar of event tourism "Far Eastern Capital" has become even richer

2019 will offer a rich set of activities that can interest tourists from all over the world.


From 8 to 17 February Sakhalin Region will host the I International Sports Winter Games "Children of Asia". In their course, it is planned to hold competitions in 8 sports, such as figure skating, hockey, short track, alpine skiing, snowboarding, biathlon, cross-country skiing, ski jumping.

On February 9, the ski wave will cover Kamchatka as well - the open all-Russian mass ski race "Ski Track of Russia" will take place here. The event has been running since 1982 and is a big winter sports event. For decades, it has united fans of one of the most popular sports - cross-country skiing. Kamchatka is the first in the country to start these competitions. In 2019, they will be held on the peninsula for the 16th time.

On February 15, the Primorsky Territory will host a winter fish festival "We are for navaga!" It will take place at different venues of the region, where guests will be served a cult dish of Far Eastern cuisine - fried navaga. The gastronomic festival of winter fish with navaga as a "headliner" will be held for the second time in Primorye, and has already become a part of the annual calendar of Far Eastern cuisine events.

In the capital of Primorye on February 23, the most extreme race of the Far East - the Ice Half Marathon "Vladivostok Ice Run" will begin. By the way, and the only one in Russia where they run across the frozen sea area. As part of the competition day, everyone is invited to try their hand at one of three distances: 5 km, 10 km, 21 km, where all participants are guaranteed to get a lot of positive emotions and unforgettable impressions.

On February 21, a children's race "Dulin-Beringia" will take place in the Kamchatsky Territory. "Dyulin" is a sledding sport championship, in which young mushers from 5 to 18 years old take part. The main prize of the children's race is a husky puppy, for the sake of which athletes must overcome 3 km of the track faster than their competitors.

And in March on the peninsula quite unchildish sledding competitions begin. In 2019, the Beringia dog sled race will start on March 3 in the village of Esso in Kamchatka. The length of the route, according to preliminary data, will be 950 km and will end in the village of Ossora. The unique race is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest in the world. The competition is especially popular and loved not only by the inhabitants of the peninsula, but also by its guests who actively visit Kamchatka on the dates of the Beringia.

In early March, an annual competition among amateur anglers "Sakhalin Ice" is being held on the Nayba River, Sakhalin Region. Fans of winter fishing will be able to compete with each other in skill. The competition takes place in two stages. The first is the team event, the winners of which are determined by the judges by the number of tails caught. And the most successful team participates in the fishing biathlon, the essence of which is to move as quickly as possible between successive fishing zones. The main prize will go to the one who catches a fish in each of the four zones and crosses the finish line first.

The traditional festival "Pole of Cold" will be held on March 23 in the village of Oymyakon, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Traditionally, within the framework of the festival, a republican rally-raid "Pole of Cold" is held, the route of which is laid through several districts of the republic along the legendary Kolyma highway. For five days, the participants cover more than 1800 km. And the central event of the festival is the Ceremony of the return of the Symbol of Cold to Chyskhaan - the Lord of the Cold, which symbolizes the end of the long Yakut winter.

On March 30, the Magadan Region will host an amateur cinema festival "Northern Format". Films are evaluated in four nominations: "Short Films", "Music Videos", "Video Sketches" and "Dance Video". In 2016, the Northern Format festival became a finalist for the national award in the field of event tourism.


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