Bright Sun Shining: A Siberian Summer Festival

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition


This exhibition features photographs taken over the last decade of Yhyakh celebrations by Sakha photographer Maxim Unarov. Siberia is usually associated with bitterly cold winters, but in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) in Eastern Siberia, summer is celebrated each year at the solstice with a festival known as Yhyakh. At this festival people make offerings to the spirits, take part in sports contests and horse races, consume ritual foods, and enjoy Sakha song and dances.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2017
Event'Bright Sun Shining: A Siberian Summer Festival’ photographic exhibition - ArtSpace at MacRobert, MacRobert Building Foyer, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 Nov 201730 Mar 2018


Dive into the research topics of 'Bright Sun Shining: A Siberian Summer Festival'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this