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TSPU AT THE "Etudes of the North" FESTIVAL

Employees of Tomsk State Pedagogical University became participants of the XIV interregional festival of the peoples of Siberia "Etudes of the North", which took place on the picturesque territory of the Oskie Lakes, near the village of Parabel. The holiday program included a theatrical concert of creative groups and conductors from all over the Siberia, an open-air museum Chumel Chvech, the contests "Narym fish soup" and "Beauty of the North 2019", national competitions and crafts and folk art fairs.

As usual there were Parabel local history (Selkup) readings “Preservation, development and popularization of the linguistic and cultural heritage of the indigenous population of the Tomsk Region”. The main goal of the anniversary conference was to discuss and find solutions for urgent problems of the saving and development of languages and cultural of Siberian people. Annually, specialists from the laboratories of the peoples of Siberia and the Department of Archeology and Ethnology of TSPU support the initiative associations of the indigenous peoples of Kolpashevsky, Parabelsky, Kargasoksky districts and assist in organizing and conducting such events.

The next year the festival, which gathers more and more guests and participants, students and young professionals from Tomsk Pedagogical, will celebrate its 15th anniversary.