It’s getting really interesting. It seems the eYakutia – English blog is getting popular in my hometown, Yakutsk. Here is the news I was asked to share with you. I like it much, because it is about what I love, actually. It is about motivating school kids to promote their lovely regions with the means of Internet. A week ago, the Republic’s Complementary Educational Center (SakhaEdu.Ru) successfully finished the 1st «My Homeland» Internet projects contest among high schools in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Siberia / Russia. The…

TOP 10 Miss Virtual Yakutia 2011 online beauty pageant contenders have been announced. On March 8th, the Siberian city of Yakutsk will meet and greet its best lady, who made it to the long-desired gold crown and high title through numerous photo sessions, voting stages and various small contests from December of the previous year. Can you imagine? For almost four months, contenders have been living the life of virtual beauty rat race? Miss Virtual Yakutia is the annual web-based beauty pageant arranged by Sakha Internet, the major…

24-year-old Veronika Vysokikh earned the Miss Virtual Yakutia 2010 crown. She won the online beauty pageant and was recognized by people’s choice as the best of 137 participants. Congratulations! Miss Virtual Yakutia is an annual online contest. It is more prestigious than Miss Yakutia. MVY is considered to be the big Internet-based event hosted by Sakha Internet LLC in Yakutsk. It usually starts in the early December and ends in the beginning of March, a few days prior to Russia’s Women Day, March 8th. Further, please, find Veronika…

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.

I have an US-based friend on Facebook. His name is Sid Korn. A few days ago he informed me that he created the slideshow using my pictures of the recent road trip to Oymyakon, the Pole of Cold. Here it is.

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.

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!»