CIRCUMPOLAR MEDIA CONGRESS
SALEKHARD • 9—11 DEC 2018 
Contest works

  • Motherland - Chukotka

    Motherland - Chukotka

    28 September 2018

    The quiz « Motherland-Chukotka» runs every weekday for two years already and is devoted to the flora and fauna of Chukotka. The DJs question the listeners not only for the entertainment purposes but also for the enlightenment ones: make listeners interested in some environmental issues such as preserving the rare species among plants and animals.

    If the listener wants to win, then he has to answer two questions of three correct.

    This is the mix of abstracts from several programs «Motherland-Chukotka», playing during the year in «Radio Purga».  

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  • Nadezhda - 2018

    28 September 2018

    The 27th sledge dogs race «Nadezhda» [hope] started in the village of Lorino in Chukotka. «Nadezhda» is one of the most significant and ethnical events of the year. Chukotka residents eagerly wait for it.

    This year 12 dog teams participated in the race and completed 653 km running through all the villages of Chukotsky district.

    There were five novices competing – the youngest was 18 and the oldest was 66. “Nadezhda” had the award foundation of 1 000 000 roubles and was devoted to the most outstanding mushers of Chukotka land.

    This is the mix of five informative blocks, narrating about the history of the race, its rules and some specifics of the sled dog race «Nadezhda».


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  • Radio Salon

    25 September 2018

    The program “Pass to life”, on rising the productivity of spoon-billed sandpiper, started in Chukotka in the village of Mainypylgino in 2012. Its initial objectives were to collect bird eggs; to incubate them artificially; to raise the chicks and then to release the chicks into nature.  

    The number of spoon-billed sandpipers dropped dramatically in the 20th century – 90% just for the last 30 years.  

    This species disappears very fast and if the humans don’t take any steps to protect it, then the spoon-billed sandpiper is to vanish in 10-15 years. 

    This international project “Pass to life” runs with the great support of the British Royal Birds Preservation Society and Chukotka government. 

    The participants of the project have been coming to the radio “Radio Purga” after the finish of their filed season in Mainypylgino and share their stories. 

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  • The Digital Age and the Aura of Words

    24 August 2018

    Radio program "The Digital Age and the Aura of Words" is from the cycle of author programmes "Grads of the Arctic" by Leontiy Taragupta, the researcher of the Khanty language. He warns that global processes of erasure of national characteristics of a person and his significance will lead to the loss of diversity of worldview in the public mind.

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