the second Saturday in September
Salekhard was founded in 1595. He, for a moment, almost a century older cities such as St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg. Every year on the second Saturday in September celebrated the birthday of the capital of Yamal. Festive concert lasts until midnight and ends beautiful fireworks.
Since 1825 the fair was held with Obdorskaya winter, for the new year : officially began on December 15 and ended on January 25 ( but in fact lasted until Shrove Tuesday ) . Samoyeds , Ostiaks Zyrians and came to the fair families , set on the northern outskirts of plague Obdorsk where there is a town with a population of ten thousandth . Money is often served Pestsovoye skin and paws , goods - furs, fish, mammoth ivory , cloth, calico , tobacco.
Today, of Obdorsk fair - rather an attempt to revive the old traditions. Let's see , maybe you get?
the second half of November
International Ice Sculpture Festival "Polar Rhapsody". Interesting that every year attracts Salekhard artists sculptors from all over Russia and other countries, to clear blocks of ice to create incredible beautiful sculptures that before the end of winter delight citizens.