Music in Nenets Autonomous Okrug

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Nenets Autonomous Okrug is a Russian federal subject. The titular ethnic group are the Nenets. Their traditional music includes epic poems comparable to the Finnish Kalevala and the Yakut Olonkho. Traditional Nenets music includes the use of neither musical instruments nor dance.[1]

Music of Russia
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Specific forms
Religious music
Traditional music
Media and performance
Music awards
Music charts
Music festivals
Music media
Nationalistic and patriotic songs
National anthemAnthem of Russia
Regional music
Local forms
Related areas

The annual Mimi-Nor festival is an important part of modern Nenets music.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2005-02-15. Retrieved 2005-02-11. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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