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RAPP Travel Package to Khabarovsk and Vladivostok: 12-19 September 2013

Vladivostok is a major economic, cultural, commercial and transportation hub of Russia’s Far East. Explore Khabarovsk and Vladivostok, Eastern Russia’s most dynamic cities, on your way to this September’s Russian American Pacific Partnership meeting (RAPP), and get a taste of the Trans-Siberian Railroad and wonders of Kamchatka while you’re at it. AirRussia.US is offering a special one-week travel package, September …

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Press Release: 2013 World Eskimo Indian Olympics to be held July 17-20

Fairbanks, Alaska, USA – July 17-20 2013- This summer athletes, vendors, and spectators will gather from around the world in Fairbanks to celebrate the 52nd annual World Eskimo Indian Olympics or WEIO. The World Eskimo Indian Olympics started in Fairbanks in 1961 drawing participants from villages around Alaska. The games were started as a way of carrying on the tradition …

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Russian Far East – US Events

Russian Far East Events: Bering Strait Swim – The Bering Strait Swim between Russia and America – July 2013 A 110 km relay swim in 41F/5C water, with swimmers from around the world attempting a historic crossing. Marks the 25th anniversary of the “Friendship Flight” from Alaska to Siberia. Read more… International Summer School “Russia – Far East”, Vladivostok, August …

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Celebrate Ysyakh festival in Yakutsk…

Ysyakh festival, the traditional Yakut summer solstice celebration will be held in Yakutsk on June 29-30, 2013. This holiday is a celebration of the revival and renewal of the nature, fertility and beginning of a new year. It is accompanied by national Yakut rituals and ceremonies, folk dancing, horse racing, Yakut ethnic music and singing, national cuisine, and competitions in …

Alaska-Russia Tourism Fair 2013

UPDATE:  The Alaska-Russia Tourism Fair has been rescheduled for Summer 2013. To learn more, contact Natalie Novik, alyaska@ak.net The Alaska-Russia Tourism Fair, scheduled at the Sheraton Anchorage February 17 to February 19, 2013, will be an exceptional event, bringing together tourism professionals from the Russian Federation together with their colleagues in Alaska. With the resumption of flights between the two …