Deputy governor Anatoly Vekshin partook in 5th All-Russian ethnic festival “Russia – consonance of cultures”
On September 15-16, 2018 Priozersk, Leningrad oblast, hosted the 5th All-Russian ethnic festival “Russia – consonance of cultures”. Delegation of the Murmansk region was headed by Deputy governor Anatoly Vekshin.
In the Murmansk region massive efforts are being made to preserve culture and authentic traditional activities of the aboriginal people of the area – Sami. There are state programs being implemented in the region aimed at social economic and cultural development of the Sami.
Measures are also being taken in order to preserve Sami language: festivals, exhibitions, round tables, seminars, conferences.