Calendar of Events: Kamchatka and The Russian Far East, Summer 2017

KAMCHATKA EVENTS:

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Fisherman’s Day Celebration: July 8, 2017, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Honor fishermen and celebrate the Fisherman’s Day in the main city square with live music, games, and sports competition accompanied with fish soup served by the field kitchens. The celebration will end with evening fireworks.

 

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Navy Day, July 30, 2017, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Come to see spectacular commemorative parade held in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky main square to honor Russian navy. Visitors will also enjoy colorful theatrical performances.

 

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, August 11, 2017, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous populations. This event in Kamchatka will aim to promote the culture indigenous peoples and recognize the achievements and contributions that they’ve made. Celebrations, concerts, and performances will be held at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and villages throughout Kamchatka.

 

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Day of the Volcano, Avachinsky and Kozeksky Volcanoes, August 11-13, 2017.
The Day of the Volcano is an official holiday in Kamchatka gathering annually several thousand locals and visitors at the foot of several volcanoes. The main event is the climb to the top of the Avachinsky (Avacha) volcano (2700 meters/6562 feet). Approximate time for ascending is 6-8 hours; approximate time for descending is 2.5-4 hours. Celebrations and performances will be held throughout Kamchatka.

 

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Skyrunning Championship, Avachinsky Volcano, August 12-13, 2017.
Come to see spectacular events featuring races where earth meets the sky. The event will bring athletes from other parts of Russia as well as tourism adventurers.

 

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Wild Harvest Festival, August 26, 2017, Razdolny settlement.
The festival of Kamchatka native peoples combines recreation and education into an unforgettable experience. Participants will learn about wild edibles, including wild berries, honey, herbs, etc and their use from knowledgeable instructors, as well as their use in native cultures. There will be various activities, workshops, demonstrations, and performances.

 

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Kamchatka Tourism Week, September 1-10, 2017, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
A week-long celebration of events showcasing the quality and vibrancy of the Kamchatka tourism industry.

 

OTHER EVENTS IN KAMCHATKA & THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST:

22nd Annual Russian-American Pacific Partnership Meeting, 19-20 July, 2017, Yakutsk.
The leading US-Russian bilateral meeting partnering businesses, regional and federal governments in a working meeting to improve trans-Pacific cooperation and expand economic opportunity. More…

International Volcanology Field School 2017: Mutnovsky and Gorely volcanoes in Kamchatka, August 1-14, 2017. More…

Eastern Economic Forum, 6-7 September, 2017, Vladivostok.
The Eastern Economic Forum is a unique platform for cooperation between representatives from the worlds of business and politics, as well as members of the expert and media communities from Russia and the Asia-Pacific region. More…

Sakhalin Oil & Gas, 27-29 September, 2017, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
It’s a unique platform to hear and meet the industry’s most influential decision-makers. More…

 

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