The 2nd international ethnic festival «Hyperborea» took place in Kovdor district, near Yenskiy settlement. The main event was an extreme race of Euro challenge – 2019, which was attended by 35 teams from Murmansk, Monchegorsk, Olenegorsk, Polarnye Zori, Kandalaksha, Kovdor, Kirovsk, Apatity, Revda, as well as a team of young specialists of the company «EuroChem-VolgaKaliy» from Kotelnikovo, Volgograd region. 46 athletes participated in the race in the personal men's and women's sprint. The organizers have prepared a complex of original obstacles for crossfit fans – a program of exercises for strength and endurance at the three-kilometer distance.
Acting Governor Andrey Chibis noted that in a short time Kovdor has created its own recognizable brand. The city has a lot to offer to tourists including Hyperborean New year, Congress of science fiction writers, ethnic festival "Hyperborea".
The program of the ethnic festival organized by EuroChem is designed for a wide range of viewers and includes entertainment suited to every fancy and age: master classes in kayaking, catamarans and off-road boards, souvenir workshops, Northern food tasting, a rock concert with the participation of the «Tunturi» and «Kamen» groups from Murmansk and «Toki-Fuko» from Apatity. There was market, food court and entertainment for children.
In addition, Andrey Chibis got acquainted with a number of social and sports infrastructure facilities in Kovdor, which are implemented under the plan «One Hundred steps of the Government of the Murmansk region».
17 August 2019