Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Kyzyl Kuragino Railway: Volunteers Needed
17.02.2014 07:36
Kyzyl  Kuragino Railway: Volunteers Needed

 In a few years the Republic of Tuva will become connected to Krasnoyarsk Krai by Kyzyl – Kuragino railway.

      In order to study and preserve the archaeological sites and unique natural objects located in the construction zone, Russian Geographical Society is recruiting volunteers to take part in the largest integrated archaeological and geographical expedition in modern Russia.

      The applications for participation in international "Discover the secrets of the King's Valley of the Kings" youth volunteer competition, to participate in the fourth field season of archaeological and geographical expedition "Kyzyl - Kuragino" will be accepted from January 28 to April 15, 2014. To participate in the contest, applicants must fill out a form on expedition's website. In the past three seasons (from 2011 to 2013), archaeologists and volunteers excavated dozens of large archaeological sites: kurgans, settlements and hill forts. During the first field season, held in the summer of 2011, excavations were carried out on the territory of Tuva on 22 kurgans simultaneously. In high season, nearly 180 student volunteers from across the country: Tuva, St. Petersburg, Moscow and Novosibirsk worked in the camp.

      The second field season expedition lasted from June to September 2012, this time covering two regions: the Republic of Tuva and Krasnoyarsk Krai. 477 volunteers in total, including 90 foreigners from 28 countries took part in second field season. In 2013 the number of expedition participants and their geography continuously expanded. About 600 volunteers – students and young scientists – took part in the third field season. 


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Kyzyl Kuragino Russian Railways volunteers  

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter      submit

Jewellery Exhibitions  Russian tourism  Altay Krai   Modern Art  Russian Composers  Ecotourism  Novosibirsk  Akhmatova Days  Book Tickets for Ballet  Andrei Stolyarov  Alexei Navalny  the Sverdlovsk Region  Polytechnic Museum  Russian Museums   Sayano-Shushensky Nature Reserve   Chukotka  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Krasnoyarsk Krai  Evgeni Plushenko  Alrosa  Russian Internet  technology  Russian science  Russian scientists  Exhibitions in Moscow  accident  Russian economy  LGBT  Architecture Monuments  Political Caricature  Alexander Mozhaisky  Moscow  Russian Cinema  Russian business  Astrakhan  Siberia  Russian law  Weapon  Sapsan trains  train tickets  skiing in Russia  space  Russian oil and gas industry   Vladimir Sorokin  St. Petersburg  education and training  Vyshny Volochyok  Russian visa  Pyotr Bagration  Russian army 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites