Grelka Fest is an annual largest event of Siberia taking place in the ski complex “Sheregesh” and attracting more than 10,000 spectators each year. Usually it takes place the first weekend of April, however, in 2016, the festival will span two weekends of the month.
Grelka Fest 2016 gives participants a wonderful opportunity to advance their skiing and snowboarding skills while enjoying Sheregesh’s breathtaking scenery, white snow, bright sun and music.
The programme of the Grelka Fest 2016:
April 1-3, 2016
The opening of the festival.
Ski and snowboard descent in carnival outfit. The best outfit wins a prize!
The most talented DJ’s of Moscow, St Petersburg and Novosibirsk will perform on the festival’s big stage.
April 15 – 17, 2016
The ski and snowboard descent in swimwear.
The swimwear descent 2013 was entered into the Guinness Book of Records.
This year organizers have applied for a new record.
Among the events listed, Grelka Fest 2016 will host a traditional beauty contest, festival of colors Holi, Festival of mulled wine and pilaf, jumping in a pool contest and music performances.
How to get to Sheregesh:
To get to Sheregesh you have to get to Tashtagol settlement first. It’s located 17 km far from Sheregesh:
From Novokuznetsk: journey by local bus takes about 3 hours
From Novosibirsk: journey by local bus takes about 6-8 hours (depends on route). Bus departs every Wednesday and Saturday at 12:00 pm.
There are frequent buses (#101) from Tashtagol settlement that leave for Sheregesh.
Read more details on How to get to Sheregesh.
Please note! We are currently arranging a group for the Grelka Fest Tour 2017. Follow the link for more details.