Siberia is ready to reveal it’s secrets to the world!
Since 2003 this festival is becoming more and more popular among citizens either of Krasnoyarski krai and all Russia or the near and far abroad. This year more than 25 thousands of people and more than 100 participants are expected at the festival. The organizers of the “Sayan Ring” are sure that this festival will give an unforgettable acquaintance with the best examples of world ethnic music and will dip to the atmosphere of participation in all actions (from the shaman’s quack and St. John the Baptist sacramental to the different workshops and installation of mystic barrow Ovaa).
This year the guys from the WWF Kids Friends Club “The swifts” will take part in the festival. With their assistance the guests of the “Sayan Ring” will be able to know more about the WWF work in the world and in Russia, about the uniqueness of the Altai-Sayan mountain country and about what every of us can do to help nature. Children are preparing colorful posters, gamy boot camp chants and cheerful theatrical performances. Besides all visitors of the WWF “Panda” campgrounds will be able to take part in the contest “My three reasons to save the planet”, to admire the kids paintings on the exhibition “The snow leopard – the spirit of the mountains” and to become WWF’s supporter by contributing to the conservation of richest nature of South Siberia.
- It is here, in the Altai-Sayans, where we still can find a traditional lifestyle of indigenous people and a unique culture with strong and original musical radicals, - says Ekaterina Lukonina, WWF Russia Altai-Sayan project Communication Officer. – This ethnic festival is a unique opportunity to remind thousands of people about their cultural heritage, their roots and the necessity to save both traditional cultures and living planet.