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One day excursion to the Nanai village of Verkhnya Ekon on the Amur river.

Verkhnyay Ekon' panorama

Verkhnya Ekon, in the Komsomolsk region of Khabarovsk Krai. 20 km from Komsomolsk-on-Amur – is a village where 32 % of the inhabitants are Nanai, the original peoples of the Amur region . It has a population of around 600 . The village is located in a wide gully on the right bank of the Amur. Ekon is from the Nanai word "ekon" meaning stream. The village is famous for its school museum.

SEVEN - aboriginal idols

The museum exhibits

Typical Programme

13:00 - Departure from Komsomolsk by car.

13:30-15:00 Arrival in the village of Verkhnyaya Econ'.
Visit the museum in the local village school. Among the exhibits are: vintage Nanai robes, religious items (shaman costume, SEVEN idols), tools for work, hunting, fishing etc.
Opportunity of a small concert by the school children.

15:00 - 15:30 Walk along the banks of the Amur River, watching the fishermen.

15:30 - 16:30 Visit to a typical Nanai home.
Insight into making clothes from fish skin. Tea drinking.

17:00 - 17:30 Return to Komsomolsk.

Mrs.Samar Julia Dmitrievna

The tea party

You can see the real life of the village.

Tourist groop in museum Verkhnya Ekon

Samar's family

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The school performance

Nanay fish skin costume

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