In Yakutsk will host the national celebration Ysyakh Tuymaada 24-25 June

© Photo : Khoroshevskoe Denicolo in Yakutia. Archive photoIn Yakutsk will host the national celebration Ysyakh Tuymaada 24-25 June© Photo : Khoroshevskoe Denis

Yakut holiday Ysyakh Tuymaada will be held in the national capital on June 24-25, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the RS (I).

«This year the city Ysyakh in Yakutsk will be held for the twentieth time. It will be dedicated to the 385-anniversary of education of the city of Yakutsk and Yakutia’s entry into Russia.

It is planned that in action will take part more than 2 thousand people, including artists, pupils of children’s art camps, representatives of the national communities of the Diaspora and the Cossacks,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

The opening ceremony will be held at the renovated site of the Center kumysopitiya. In the design of the site to holiday use the image of the Heavenly White horse, the image of the White sun symbolizing the calendar year, and red flowers.. There will be traditional ceremonies of purification, cleansing, blessings, and kumysopitiya, setting the times of the hero of the Yakut legends of the hero Tygyn Darkhan and arrival on the Yakut land of the pioneers-Cossacks. On the holiday plan to set the Guinness record for the largest number of people in national costumes.

After the city will follow the Republican Ysyakh, which takes place on 27-28 June in Geneva on the territory of the cultural-ethnographic complex «HOMESTEAD». Especially for the holiday will be constructed ritual objects, the Yakut circus area of 80 square meters and reconstructed house of the Olonkho. In the cultural program will be attended by about 1,500 people.