At the latitude of Murmansk ended the polar night. By tradition, many Murmansk citizens went to the first dawn of the new year to the highest point of the city – the hill of Sunny Hill.
Despite the dense clouds and snowfall, the First Dawn campaign gathered a record number of participants – about two thousand people.
The guests of the holiday were treated to traditional cloudberry tea, a sports and entertainment program was organized, everyone could get the badge of the participant in the action.
The first daylight of the new year began today at 12 hours 29 minutes, its duration was 54 minutes.
Photo: Ольга Засухина