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Culture | Events | Visit  | 16.11.22

Gala Concert of Folk Groups to Be Held in Karelia

A gala concert of folk music groups “Dear Karelia – a Hospitable Hostess” will be held in Petrozavodsk in the concert hall of the Music College named after K.E. Rautio on November 20, 2022.  The concert will be attended by the choir of the Russian song “Pitaritsy”, the Karelian folk choir “Oma pajo”, the Ukrainian

Culture | Events | Visit  | 08.06.21

Today Russians Celebrate Day of Karelia

Every year on June 8, Russians celebrate the Day of the Republic of Karelia. Each time a new municipal district is chosen as a venue for large-scale events on this occasion. In 2019, Medvezhyegorsk became the capital of the celebrations and in 2020 it was Petrozavodsk, RIA FAN reports.   Karelia is a constituent entity of

Karelia to Create Cross-Border Tourism Cluster With Finland

The authorities of the Republic of Karelia, together with representatives of Finland, intend to create a cross-border tourism cluster, the objects in which will be unique samples of primitive monumental rock art that are supposed to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, TASS reports.  According to the Head of the republic, Artur Parfenchikov,

Places to Visit | Visit  | 23.02.21

Amazing Winter in Karelia

Karelia is known as “the country of lakes”. One-quarter of Karelia’s surface is covered by water. About this wonderful place, RIA News experts decided to tell its readers.   According to the information provided by RIA News, Onega and Ladoga Lakes are good at any time of the year. There, you can try snowkiting or fishing.

Economics | Insight | Around Russia  | 08.02.21

Karelia Received 2.8 Billion Rubles Investments

The volume of investments made in Karelia in the first year of the federal programme of social and economic development of the republic amounted to 2.8 billion rubles, TASS reports.  It is noted that the government of the Russian Federation has approved an individual programme of socio-economic development of Karelia for 2020-2024 and will allocate

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 10.01.20

New Breed of Dog: Karelian Laika

A new breed of dog, the Karelian Laika, was bred in Russia, reports Ministry of Nature Management of the Republic of Karelia. The breed standard was officially approved at a meeting of the special commission in Moscow. The breed has a bright red colour, hunts well and can live in an apartment.   Two different breeds

Places to Visit | Visit  | 04.12.19

Republic of Karelia: Amazing Land of Lakes in North-West of Russia

Lakes occupy about a third of republic’s area, and almost half of it occupy mighty forests. The authentic architecture and traditions of Karelia add more charm to the region. Usually, tourists arrive in the main city of the republic – Petrozavodsk, and then drive to the corners of interest. Sortavala is another important city of

Fun | Movies  | 02.12.19

Lead Pencil Russian Drama to be Released Soon

On December 5, the drama directed by Natalya Nazarova “Lead Pencil”, that is the story of the struggle for human talent, goes to Russian distribution. At the recent Russian Film Festival in Honfleur (France), the film received the Grand Prix, as well as the Prize for the Best Actress (Nadezhda Gorelova) and the Audience Award.