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The Organizing Committee of Baikal Nordic Games Festival "Winteriada - 2004" expresses it's thanks to general sponsors:



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First Announcement - 2nd International Baikal Nordic Games Festival Winteriada-2004

Boris Govorin, Governor of Irkutsk Region

I am sure that the Festival will open up new perspectives for such a unique natural resource as Lake Baikal and the territories adjacent to it as well as it will enable this region to demonstrate its natural beauty, economic and cultural potential. Let the Baikal Winteriada Games become not just a competition in sports, but also be the festival of patriotism, mark the start of coming and flourishing of big tourism in our region.

Boris Govorin, Governor of Irkutsk Region

The Organizing Committee of Baikal Winteriada-2004 is glad to offer your kind attention Preliminary Calendar of Events of the upcoming 2nd International Baikal Nordic Games Festival Winteriada-2004. The Festival will be held from February, end, through March, end, 2004 in Irkutsk and on Lake Baikal, the worlds deepest, oldest and largest in volume of fresh water.

Lots of snow, the Lake enchanted in solid ice, mild early spring weather with plenty of sunshine provide boundless opportunities both for the sportsmen and visitors alike to enjoy winter sports, recreational and outdoor activities of your choice.

We invite you to participate in the Baikal Nordic Games sports events which you may qualify for, or see them, take part in the special activities the Festival offers, discover Orthodox Shrovetide traditionally celebrated in Russia, experience great Siberian winter on the shores of Siberias Pearl and Sacred Inland Sea - Lake Baikal.

The Second Announcement containing all information about Winteriada-2004 Festival holding shall be released before October, 10, 2004. For more details prior the release of the 2-nd Announcement, please, contact the Organizing Committee by e-mail: [email protected], to learn more about the Baikal Winteriada Nordic Games Festival visit its current web-site at the address: www.winteriada.ru

Yours faithfully,
The Organizing Committee

Press centre of Winteriada

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