This news is a little bit delayed. I was really busy. Nevertheless, check the portraits of the 2010 Miss Virtual Yakutia online contest finalists elected on the basis of the results of online voting, sms voting race, and sub-competitions «the best video presentation» and «the best out-of-format picture.» Ten finalists were announced on Feb. 09, 2010.

The Miss Virtual Yakutia 2010 executive committee announced that all participants’ porfolio photographs have been published on the official website of Yakutia’s online beauty contest.

Good news! Polish Yakutia fans are welcome to the exhibition «Sakha Republic Photographic Guide» (Fotograficzny przewodnik po Jakucji) arranged at Warsaw University Library by Polish students, Agata Fedotov and Łukasz Grajewski, who traveled across the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in August 2009 as participants of the Poles Assistance Foundation and Polonia Yakutsk’s three week research expedition. Amazing photos are exhibited in the Warsaw University Library main hall. Location: Sala Narożna Pałacu Potockich, Warszawa, ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, Kampus UW. Dates: from now till Feb. 5, 2010

Good news for Berlin-based blog readers! You have an unique chance to try the Yakut national cuisine prepared by the famous Yakutian cook, Innokentyj Tarbakhov from January 15th till January 21st, 2010, in the Russian pavilion of Green Week International Agriculture Exhibition. This event became possible thanks to Yakutia’s official delegation’s participation in the Berlin exhibition «Green Week.» By the way, the delegation led by Yakutia’s Vice Premier Ayal Stepanov, have a rich visit program, that includes meetings with German companies Big Dutchman Int. GmbH, Prullage Systeme, Zimmermann…

Olesya Malevanik, a Miss Virtual Yakutia 2009 finalist (left), Anastasia Sanitarova, Vice-Miss Virtual Yakutia 2009 (right). This is the Pavlov & Pavlov creative studio’s promo posters for the online beauty contest «Miss Virtual Yakutia 2010», that started officially on Novermber 27th, 2009. The final «battle» will take place on March 6th, 2010. The motto of this year’s online beauty pageant is «The Battle for the Crown!»