Previously we informed about Aubry Francine’s upcoming photo exhibit in Southern France, precisely in the tourisom office showroom of Aix en Provence. Now we have the good news. The exhibit happened on October 4th-17th, 2010, and it was very successful. Aubry with the help of the Russian club «Datcha Kalina» and the famous explorer-director, Nicolas Vanier, displayed 35 portraits of Yakut children and the frescoes of drawings by kids from Yakutia, France , Belgium, Portugal and Cameroon on the theme of global warming. Aubry Francine provided us with…

Ivan Negenblya is passing his gifts (a book about Yakutia and his own illustrated book about the Alsib history) to Luke Hopkins, Mayor of Fairbanks. From left to right: Nadya Noeva, interpreter, Yuri Zabolev, Mayor of Yakutsk, Lena Kalashnikova, city hall’s international relations department chief, Ruslan Timofeev, city hall’s youth affairs department chief, Kapitalina Alexeeva, active Yakutsk & Fairbanks relationship participant, Ruslan Vasiliev, city hall’s public relations department chief. Today Yakutsk-based aviator-writer, Ivan Negenblya, who arrived with his wife, Olga, and Sergei Khatylykov, a worker of Yakutia’s Ministry…

YAKUTSK, Oct 5, 2010 – Ivan Negenblya gave a press conference in regards to his upcoming Alaska-Siberia WWII Air Route photo exhibit in the USA. The exhibit will take place during The 2010 Arctic Aviation Experts Conference in Fairbanks, Alaska, on October 12-13, 2010. The press conference was arranged by Yakutia Airlines, that sponsored Ivan Negenblya and his wife’s travel from Yakutsk to Fairbanks. The trip between sister-cities is not cheap and not easy, especially for the writer, who is using a wheelchair and has never traveled out…

The last week was full of great Yakutia-related news. Here is another one, but this time from France. Received a message from Aubry Francine. She is very remarkable, as she visited Yakutia many times. Frankly saying, it’s hard to count all your stays in our Siberian region. Aubry is an France-based educator, who helps a lot to a French-Sakha school in the village of Khamagatta, 1 hour ride north off Yakutsk. Here is the news.

Dear Yakutia fans, especially Swedish friends! If by any chance you are or will be in the city of Orsa, Sweden, please, visit Yegor Makarov’s photo exhibition dedicated to people of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and its culture. The event will last till November 22, 2010. Further, please find more information and photographs.

There is a great man living in Yakutsk. His name is Ivan Negenblya. He is the most honored Yakutia’s aviation worker. His lifetime theme was and still remains Alaska-Siberia World War II Air Route (info on Wiki). He wrote a lot of books on this topic. Besides, he’s got a great amount of historical photographs in his collection. Currently I and many other friends are helping him to arrange his first international photo exhibition. Thinking to display ~200 archive photographs in Fairbanks, USA. A couple of days ago,…

Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Time: 6:00pm — 9:00pm Location: Rosyjski Ośrodek Nauki i Kultury, ul. Belwederska 25, Warszawa, Poland. Event Description Club of Travelers to Russia (Klub podróżników po Rosji) and the Russian-Polish Friendship Club «Matrioshka» are pleased to invite the residents of Warszawa to the presentation of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) hosted by a special guest, Kunnej Takasajewa, who was born in Yakutia. The event program includes the photo exhibition «My Yakutia» and a slide show with commentaries.

In the previous post «Welcome to Yakutia Photo Exhibition at Warsaw University, Jan. 25 – Feb. 5, 2010» I have already written about Polish students, Agata Fedotov and Lukasz Grajewski, whose photographs are currently displayed in the exhibition «The Sakha Republic Photographic Guide» at Warsaw University Library till this Friday. So… hurry up! Here is another good news from Warsaw.