The Evenki national holiday “Bakaldyn” is being held in Yakutsk in the Kenkeme district.



On April 23 in Khanty-Mansiysk during the V All-Russian Forum of National Unity under the auspices of the Northern Forum an international teleconference “Traditional Knowledge: Acquisition, Transmission and Protection” was held, during which the participants exchanged practices of preserving the culture and life of indigenous peoples.



XII International Festival of Cinematic Debuts “Spirit of Fire” ended. Once again, under the leadership of festival president Emir Kusturica, thanks to general partner Gazprom Neft, general media partner Gazprom-Media, and communications partner Roscongress Foundation, professionals, experts, art connoisseurs and film lovers met in Yugra.



Since July 2023 Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra has assumed the chairmanship in the International Organization of Northern Regions "Northern Forum". Taking into account the chairmanship of Ugra in the Northern Forum, it was decided to establish a special prize for the International Festival of Cinematic Debuts "Spirit of Fire".



The award ceremony of the 3rd International Competition "White World of the Arctic through the prism of Children's Book" took place in Yakutsk on November 10th.


Vera Kondratieva, Goodwill Ambassador of the International Organization of Northern Regions "Northern Forum", participant of the Eurasian Association of Regional Women Leaders, member of the Public Chamber of Ugra, head of the public cultural organization of indigenous minorities of the NorthyerMaMykhem" took part in the round table session "People's Diplomacy through Cultural Dialogue of Finno-Ugric.



The All-Russian Conference of Finno-Ugric Writers with International Participation opened in Khanty-Mansiysk. The event is held under the auspices of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO and the International Organisation of Regions "Northern Forum" with the support of the Federal Agency for Nationalities.



On September 11, 2023 in Vladivostok as part of the 8th Eastern Economic Forum at the stand of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science of the Russian Federation with the support of the federal state autonomous scientific institution Sociocenter a panel discussion of Russian-Asian Consortium for Arctic Research (RACAR ) "Russia-Asia: development based on trust" took place.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the proposal of Ugra Governor Natalia Komarova to include the Berezovsky and Beloyarsky districts into the Arctic zone.

"The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has given his consent to the inclusion of the territories of the Berezovsky and Beloyarsky districts into the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation. This is a crucial decision - new opportunities and new responsibility for you and me for development and investment. For example, the polar quartz mining project, which receives deep processing in Nyagan. This year, the first contracts for the sale of these products outside the Russian Federation have been signed," Natalia Komarova pointed out.



We invite you to take part in the All-Russian Conference of Finno-Ugric Writers with international participation, which will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk with online participants.



Governor of Ugra Natalia Komarova took part in the festive events dedicated to the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, which is celebrated annually on August 9 at the initiative of the United Nations General Assembly.