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Nenets Autonomous Area prepares for Reindeer Day celebrations

The holiday in the region is celebrated annually on August 2.

8 April 2022

The Department of Natural Resources, Environment and Agroindustrial Complex of the Nenets Autonomous Area held the first meeting of the organising committee for the preparation of Reindeer Day, the main holiday of the tundra workers. The region celebrates this professional holiday annually on 2 August. This year marks its 90th anniversary.

According to the press centre of the department, matters of the holiday's organisation were discussed by the participants of the organising committee. Celebrations will traditionally take place from late July to 5 August in all the reindeer farms of the district and its municipalities. National sports competitions will be held in the nomadic areas, and reindeer breeders will sum up the results of their work over the past year at ceremonial meetings.

Reindeer breeding brigades and farms with the best production indicators according to the results of the industry competition will be awarded bonuses. On this day, the county's communities will honour industry veterans. Festive events dedicated to Reindeer Day will also be held in Naryan-Mar.


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