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VLADIVOSTOK, September 25. /TASS/. A big carnival march celebrated in the Far East’s Vladivostok a traditional ecology holiday - the Tiger Day. About 10,000 participants marched along the city’s central streets, many of them have specially came there to participate in the event.
Main participants are again school children. They are wearing "tiger" and "leopard" costumes and carry posters calling on the adults to preserve the unique nature of the Far East and the rare animals - the Amur tiger and the Far East leopard.
For the whole day, the central square will host local and international wild nature foundations and organizations. Traditionally, all guests are to have the black-red "tiger-style" symbols.
The holiday will finish by a musical concert, featuring Uriah Heep’s Ken Hensley. Specially for the holiday he wrote a song "Free (The Song of Amur)."
The initiator of the Tiger Day is a local writer and wild nature activist Vladimir Troinin. After the first Day back in 2000, with involvement of wild nature organization and foundations, this Day is now annual.
This year, the Far East’s 20 more towns and settlements in addition to Vladivostok will be celebrating the holiday. The festive program has expanded so much, that since 2016 the celebrations take two days running.