Indigenous Tent in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia


“It is only when traditional and modern organizations find a way to coexist, we will be able to declare sustainable development, which is the purpose of such a non-governmental organization as the Northern Forum”.


Sergey Kharuchi,

Council President, Association of World Reindeer Herders

The purpose of the Contest is the formation of a moral culture and an active position of the younger generation in relation to the problem of cruel treatment of domestic and homeless animals.


-       Increased environmental literacy of the population;

-       Formation of careful, as well as humane attitude to domestic and homeless animals;

-       Raising public attention to the existing problems of cruelty to domestic and homeless animals;

-       Development of children's cooperation in the field of animal protection on the basis of exchange of experience in the implementation of various creative activities;

-       Popularization and promotion of careful attitude to pets by means of artistic fine art;

-       Education of children in a careful attitude to the common universal values in accordance with the principle of mercy;

-       Stimulation and development of the creative potential of young people on the basis of the study of natural, historical and cultural heritage;

-       Increased veterinary control and gradual reduction of the number of homeless animals by humane methods, protection and care for them.

The organizer of the Contest:

Museum and Educational Center "Otrazheniye" of the Municipal Budgetary Institution "Center for Culture and Sports of Talinka", Oktyabrsky District, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra

628195, Talinka, Oktyabrsky District, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra, Russian Federation, tel.: 8 (34672) 2-63-50 (*501#), e-mail: 


Stytsyuk Olga Pavlovna – Head of the Museum and Educational Center "Otrazheniye", supervisor of the Contest, tel./fax: 8(34672)2-63-50 (*501#) and e-mail:  

The website of the Museum and Educational Center "Otrazheniye"






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