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12:44 | Jun 04 | 2014

Yakutsk to celebrate World Environment Day

 June 5 is the World Environment Day and the Day of Environmentalist in Russia. In the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the main environmentalists event will be held on a largescale with spectacular activities such as environmental campaigns, volunteerclean-ups, "green" concerts, essays and poster competitions in schools, tree planting, a campaign on waste recovery and clean-up and other activities.

During the celebration, which will be heldon June 5 on Lenin Square, there will be the exhibition "Through Art to the Green Planet”. The event is going to bring together the administration of Yakutsk, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Culture, federal environmental authorities, the Department of Forest Relations of Sakha (Yakutia ), the College of Culture and Arts, Almazkreditservis, etc. The residents and guests are looking forward to the concert, environmental games, contests, and quizzes.