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The concept of the national innovative project Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) «Olonkholand»

Presidential decree of Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) V. Shtyrov from April, 26th, 2010 about complex building «Olonkholand» is logic continuation of a policy of a management of republic on studying, preserving and distribution olonkho.

After UNESCO proclaimed of masterpieces of the oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, the President of Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) has published the Decree about the announcement of olonkho decade, and the State Assembly (Il Tumen) has accepted the state target program on studying, preserving and distribution olonkho from 2007—2015.

Republic public policy in this area is guided not only that oral epic, сказительское art olonkho in the archaic form promoted preserving of traditional culture, consciousness, people self-identification, but also considers that olonkho should become base of spiritual revival.

The national project «Olonkholand» is the isolated localized complex creating the new environment, some kind of «future laboratory» which urged to set new standards for creative search. Except a cultural-spiritual component, it should make break in architecturally-engineering, scientifically-innovative, tourists-recreational and educational directions.

The new community is directed on modernization of our society in the postindustrial world, on the basis of principles of a sustainable development with observance of the balance sheet of forces of the person and the nature, a combination of innovations and traditions, culture and business, can be created, only leaning against the cosmological creative energy concluded in Olonkho.

Conceptual tasks of a complex «Olonkholand»:

— Continuation of a policy of a management Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) on studying, preserving and distribution of the Yakut heroic epos Olonkho;

— Creation of a special economic zone of tourist-recreational type in the city territory of Yakutsk in complex «Olonkholand»;

— Building innovative urban cluster of the creative industry where, testing and application for a place of high technologies purposeful development is produced for building and arrangement of an infrastructure of the Far North;

— Visual expression architectural concept a complex «Olonkholand» philosophies of Olonkho, traditional culture of the people, history and civilizational values of territory Republic of Sakha (Yakutia);

— Studying and application of world and domestic experience of creation of innovative territories;

— Use of experience and developments Yakut Research Centre of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science, Northeast Federal University named after M.K.Ammosov, Academy of Science Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Institution of Further Training and Continuing education agribusiness industry of Federal State Educational Insitution of Higher Education «Yakut State Agricultural Academy»;

— Use of domestic and world experience of creation of the creative industry, creative economy;

— Wide involving of citizens in process of creative self-realization;

— Application and a binding of the developed project innovative urban cluster in creation of an infrastructure of northern territories of the Far East;

The Minister of Culture

Leader of national innovative project of

Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) «Olonkholand»

Borisov Andrey