The 1st Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games will be held from 8 to 17 February in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. The administration of the regional center reminds guests and residents of the city of the events planned during the Games.

The concert program with participation of creative collectives of the regional center and winners of youth art festival starts at Lenin square at 12.00, on Saturday, February 9. At the same time, «Fun starts» will be held at the square for children and adults. Guests of the festival may taste army porridge and drink hot tea. If you are cold, you can warm up in special tents. The Flame Relay Race starts at 13.00 from Lenin Square. 40 torchbearers, among them — the Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation Mr.Pavel KOLOBKOV, an honorary citizen of the regional center Mr.Miyanisi YUTAKO, the rapper L’One, as well as the best athletes of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, representatives of adaptive sports, organizations and enterprises, city authorities, retirees, cultural figures, will overcome 2.5 km on the Kommunist Avenue to the  Pobeda Square.

Workshops, flash-mob with matryoshka and various Russian games will be held on Sunday, February 10, from 18.00 to 20.00, at the Sportivnaya Hotel. On the same day the audience will also enjoy the performance of Danila PLUZHNIKOV, the winner of the third season of the TV program GolosDeti, at the concert from 20.00 to 22.00, at the Vostok Training Center.

A workshop Intuitive Painting will be held at the hostel of the medical base collegeon February 11, from 19.00 to 21.00; An Origami workshop – on February 12 (16.00 to 17.00), painting on stones and shells (17.00-18.00) and painting things in the Russian style (19.00-20.00); A workshop dedicated to the celebration of Valentine’s Day- on February 14, from 6 pm to 7 pm. Those who wantto make a charm dollcan attend the workshop on February 15, from 18.00 to 19.00. A creative meeting “Musical Drawing Room” — from 19.00 to 20.00.

Two entertainment programs that include  creative groups of cultural institutions of the regional center will take place on the territory of the carting track in Gagarin City Park from 12 pm to 3 pm: on February 9 — “Razgulay”, and on February 16 — “Vyuzhny-Yuzhny”.

In addition, market stalls, where you can buy souvenirs, will work on February 9 and 10 from 10 am to 3 pm on the Lenin Square. On Friday, February 15, from 4 pm to 8 pm, a large market place will work on the square in front of the Sakhalin Government Square, where guests and residents of the regional center will also be able to purchase souvenirs and goods from local producers (pastry, fish and other products).