The traditional “Autumn Festival” for the indigenous peoples of the north will be held in Okhteurye. URA.RU was informed about this by the press service of the Nizhnevartovsk district administration.
“The traditional Autumn Festival will be held in the national village of Okhteurye. We invite everyone to take part in the events and get acquainted with the culture of the indigenous peoples of the North,” the department announced the event.
Thematic sites will be opened in the village, a presentation of creative works of the “Master of the Year” and “Young Apprentice” competitions and a concert will be held. Traditional elements of the holiday in the region are sports games of the Khanty and Mansi peoples: throwing a tynzian on a trochee, jumping over sledges, and relay races.
If the weather is favorable, the games will be held outdoors. If it’s bad, the organizers will move them to the local school’s gym.