“Altai Zimovka” will be held in the region for the third time
This year, the regional festival will be held for the third time dedicated to arrival of swans on the lake and the opening of the winter tourist season, said the official website of Altai Krai.“Altai Zimovka” will be held from 15 to 18 December. The celebration will be held in Barnaul, Biysk, Belokurikha, Zmeinogorsk and Rubtsovsk, Altaisky, Biysky, Bystroistoksky, Zarinsky Zmeinogorsky, Kalmansky, Pervomaysky, Rubtsovsky, Sovetsky and Shipunovsky Districts.
The program includes more than 55 events. The Tourist Center of Altai Kraispecified that these are excursions to the Sovetsky District on the Svetloe lake to the place of wintering swans, climbing to the highest point of Altai Krai - Shangin Peak, seminars on the creation and promotion of the brand of tourism products, tourist souvenirs, event tourism and interregional tourist routes. It will be held summarizing and awarding of winners of “Leaders of Tourist Industry of Altai Krai”, II Championship of Altai Krai to Build Snowmen, All-Siberian Pelmeni Games, over 27 sports activities and so on.
Background information. The organizers of the festival “Altai Zimovka” are the Department of Altai Krai for Tourism, Recration, Interregional and International Relations and Altaiturcenter. In 2015, events were attended by more than 20 thousand people, among them guests from the Republic of Kazakhstan and Italy. Swan Sanctuary was visited Assistant President of Russia Igor Levitin.