Each April Taimyr has festive mood. In the regional centre they celebrate Heiro holiday or a reindeer day – holiday of the Sun.
Right at this time light part of the day becomes longer behind the polar circle turning into the whole light day. The sun doesn’t set at all. The day of the Sun slowly became the day of deer breeders celebrated on April weekends in the villages of Taimyr.
People who rarely see each other have a chance to meet.
In a local club
Settling some municipal matters
Getting medicines reserve for a part of a year ahead
People have an opportunity to settle many matters in a local administration
People get special payments, benefits, state compensations for the nomad mode of life – 4000 rubles a year (about 130 USD) and for each deer head 320 rubles (about 10 USD).
Annual medical examination of deer breeders