March is already spring for Yakutia residents, even if it is still with snow, ice and temperature around -10C or -20C. Nevertheless, this is pleasant weather, we really enjoy at this period. Time for going out of the city and having BBQ. The Friendship outdoor museum in Sottinzy is the most popular destination. Why? Follow the rest of the entry and find more info and photographs.

The Atlasovs are so creative and successful. They can construct any outdoor tourist complex wherever they wish. This time they decided to make a sort of ice sculptures town right there, where Yakutsk celebrates Ysyakh in summer. In the area of Ys Khatyn. They did it in the beginning of March. The place became popular at once. March is the month coming after the extremely cold winter. Time for people to get out of buildings and enjoy warm weather, like -20C — 25C, and the period to drive…

Matrena Kashkina’s photographs of the Sakha Theater’s new play «Dygyn Darkhan» based on Ivan Gogolev’s novel of the same name. The play even in pictures looks awesome! Fantastic Yakut national costumes. See more photos.

The last Sunday in Yakutsk was remarkable with 2010 Etigen Khomus Music Award Ceremony. Etigen Khomus is Yakutia’s annual award granted to singers (variety performers) for their achievements in the course of the past year. This time for 2009. The Etigen Khomus Award Ceremony is held at the end of February or in the beginning of March. It is always a big event. The fantastic show arranged and organized by the Yakutsk Radio Station «Viktoria.» It’s very hard to get entrance tickets. Take a look at LARA’s award…