World Snow Day - 2013 will take place January 20

From winter 2012 on the initiative of the International Ski Federation (FIS) celebrated a new holiday: International Day of snow.In the coming season the date of the meeting selected Sunday, January 20.So those who did not go to a ski resort in the New Year holidays, it may do so later.

currently ready to support the International Festival said 37 countries, including not only traditional "ski" countries, such as Switzerland, Finland and Norway, but also less well-known as a winter vacation destinations Hungary, Japan, Estoniaand even Pakistan.

in Russia plan to mark the holiday at the resorts "Abzakovo" (not far from Magnitogorsk), "Beaver Log" (Krasnoyarsk), "Rose Farm" (Sochi) and in the sports tourist complex of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.It is not excluded that the closer to winter in this list add other recreation centers in our country.

The resort "Rose Farm" will be held competitions for adults and children in ski types.There will be free to take a lesson on the proper technique steps on skis or snowboard.

in Krasnoyarsk, in the resort "Beaver Log" will be a festive event, games, competitions and master classes in the open air for participants of all ages and skill levels.

International Snow Day in Yaroslavl and Samara will be celebrated in a big way: there will be organized a real festival of winter sports, held contests and competitions in the disciplines: alpine skiing, snowboarding, slopestyle and ski cross.January 20, anyone can take a free lesson on preparing presentations skiing and snowboarding.

the same day in Yekaterinburg as part of the celebration of the International Day of snow competitions on super sprint from a distance of 60 m and 100 m, as well as cross-country relay race for the youngest members, family rally skiing and sledding, ski handball and musicshow.

According to the FIS, this day will be held "snow festivals", during which children and adults can take part in the competition skating, skiing or snowboarding.The purpose of the festival - to increase the interest in winter sports and young people to engage in an active lifestyle.And the date - the end of January - allows you to draw attention to the ski resorts at the end of the high season of Christmas and New Year holidays.Ski resorts in the world open to tourists in this great opportunity, including for beginners and families with children.

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