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19:07 | May 06 | 2013

The 20th anniversary of “Choron” National and Cultural Association of the Yakuts in Latvia

On May 3 Riga hosted celebrations dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the National and Cultural Associations of the Yakuts in Latvia “Choron”. The event was attended by representatives of the creative and scientific clerisy of Yakutia.

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Galina Danchikova, and the Minister for Federative Affairs and External Relations, Valery Maksimov, sent congratulations to the members of the society.

Further, it is planned to create the Yakutian Cultural Information Centre on the basis of the Academic Library of the University of Latvia. The centre can consolidate the Yakutian Diaspora of the Schengen countries.