Sports in Murmansk

Festival of the North

The annual 10-day festival includes a ‘Polar Olympics’, with participation from resident Scandinavians, reindeer-sled races, ski marathons, ice hockey and snowmobile contests. Many events are held at Dolina Uyuta (C…
Music in Teriberka

Teriberka: New Life

Every summer since 2015, Teriberka has played host to the New Life festival, which brings together musicians and artists from across Russia. The exact dates change every year, however. Check the website for details.
Fiesta in Petrozavodsk

Hyperborea Festival

Chase the winter blues away at this festival celebrating all things snow and ice. Held lakeside.
Sports in Murmansk

Murmansk Mile

Taking place on the third weekend in June, this fun festival centres around the main bridge across the Kola Bay, with a mini-marathon, swimming race across the bay, wheelchair event, volleyball, sailing and much mor…
Christmas in Veliky Ustyug

Father Frost Festivals

The town celebrates various Father Frost-related festivals, such as his ‘birthday’ (18 November), and the weeks leading up to New Year.
Cultural in Kargopol

Folklore Events

Low-key musical, dance and folklore events are held outside the Museum Administration Building on most summer weekend evenings.