2015 Calendar of Events in the Russian Far East

Photo: Kamchatka Travel Portal

Photo: Kamchatka Travel Portal


Navy Day, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, July 26, 2015: Come to see spectacular commemorative parade held in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky main square to honor Russian navy. Visitors will also enjoy colorful theatrical performances.

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, August 8, 2015 &  Aboriginal Day, second week of August, 2015: The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed every August to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. This event in Kamchatka will aim to promote culture of Itelmen, Koryak, Even and other indigenous peoples and recognize the achievements and contributions that they’ve made. Celebrations, concerts, and performances will be held at various facilities, native centers and villages throughout Kamchatka.

Skyrunning Russian Series 2015, Kamchatka, Avachinsky Volcano, August 15, 2015: Come to see spectacular events featuring races where earth meets the sky. The event is supported by the Kamchatka Ministry of Sports and Russian Mountaineering Federation.

Photo: Russian Mountaineering Federation

Photo: Russian Mountaineering Federation

Rock Festival, Milkovo settlement, Milkovsky House of Culture, August 16, 2015: This annual event will bring rock bands from all over Kamchatka. They will compete for “the best rock band” title.

Wild Harvest Festival, Razdolny settlement, last Saturday of August, 2015: 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.


International Fishery Congress, Vladivostok, August 27-28, 2015:  International fishery Congress is a forum for discussing the most acute and topical issues. It’s attended by delegates from many countries, including representatives of federal and regional authorities, industrial associations and unions, scientific research organizations, and companies of the fisheries industry. For updates, visit official website.

EREFEAST RUSSIA ECONOMIC FORUM, 3-5 September, Vladivostok, Russia: EREF Russia’s first ever East Russia Economic Forum (EREF) is unique in its scale and the level of expertise of its participants as a platform for constructive dialog between representatives of the international investment community, business, and the governments of both Russia and the countries of the Asia-Pacific Region (APR). Read more…


Sakhalin_Oil_and_GasSakhalin Oil and Gas Conference, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sept 28-Oct 1, 2015: This is the annual conference for the oil and gas industry in Russia’s Far East – a chance to gather with peers, to debate the latest developments, share experiences, and learn about innovations and best practice from a 70+ strong expert speaker faculty. The Sakhalin Oil & Gas Conference is officially endorsed and supported by the Government of Sakhalin. Read more…

RAPP2015THE RUSSIAN-AMERICAN PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 20TH ANNIVERSARY ANNUAL MEETING, 7-8 October, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia. This meeting will be the premier event on bilateral U.S.-Russian commerce and cooperation of 2015. For registration and details contact Council for U.S.-Russia Relations.



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