Tiger Day in the Russian Far East
Vladivostok. On September 26 the city celebrated the tiger cubs bronze sculpture’s birthday. WWF staff organized the tiger quiz consisting of 13 questions about the tigers. Tiger telehouse was among other attention grabbers.Everyone had a chance to answer one question in front of the camera “What does a tiger mean to you?” These brief interviews will be broadcasted on the local TV and WWF site. Watch the video.
On September 27, over 10 000 brightly dressed kids and grownups joined together to parade along the main street of the city. 700 tiger passports were issued by Pyotr Amurovich, the main hero of the site http://en.tigerstrail.ru/
Khabarovsk. About 15 000 people took part in the tiger activities with the Tiger Day being the final event. In September, over 30 schools participated in different contests, quizzes, eco-lessons, flash mobs etc. On September 26, on the Tiger Day, over 2000 kids and their parents came to the main square to enjoy the parade and lots of exhibitions, master classes, drawing contests. Tiger Day was also celebrated in Zabaikalsky and Amurskaya Provinces.