The opening ceremony of the traditional Kamchatka sled dog race “Beringia” started with a parade of mushers

26.02.2017 13:46:36

The opening ceremony of the traditional Kamchatka sled dog race “Beringia” started with a parade of mushers
The mushers’ parade started the festival opening program of “Beringia-2017” in Kamchatka.

The Governor of Kamchatka Kray Vladimir Iluhin congratulated the inhabitants and guests of the peninsula with the opening of the twenty-sixth “Beringia”.

The Governor of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Roman Kopin made a welcome speech to the mushers and guests of “Beringia-2017”.

The famous Koryak ethnic dance group “Mengo” and the other creative teams of Kamchatka performed in front of the audience.

Photos: Press Office of the Governor and the Government of Kamchatka Kray.

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Translated by Marina Barannik.