The Northern Youth Forum, the National Library of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) branch "DTC - Reading Center", ANO "Cholbon" with the support of the Northern Forum initiate the I Interregional Youth Festival "Arctic BookFest" in March 2024.


The youth festival will be held as part of the Year of the Family in the Russian Federation and the Year of Childhood in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).


The festival in a hybrid format will be held from March 19 to 29 and will be timed to coincide with the Day of the Arctic in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Libraries from the Arctic and northern regions of Russia will join the festival.


The festival program includes a number of events, book exhibitions, seminars and musical evenings.