Calista Corporation is pleased to announce a sponsorship with Jeane Greene’s¬†Heartbeat Alaska for the 2013 Yupiit Yuraryarait dance festival. Jeanie will attend the festival and feature it in a future show. Quyana, Jeanie!

The dance festival is managed and organized by the Calista Elders Council. Held every 3-4 years the Yupiit Yuraryarait dance festival, which features yuraq groups from around the region, is scheduled for Chevak this year. We are donating $10,000 to CEC in support of this yuraq and cultural celebration.

President/CEO Andrew Guy was invited and is scheduled to attend the Feb. 28 CEC Board meeting in Chevak and provide a brief informational update on Calista’s activities and operations. On March 1, there will also be a different Calista update to everyone attending.

Yupiit Yuraryarait dance festival
Dates: March 1-3
Location: Chevak

Facebook pages: Heartbeat Alaska, Calista Elders Council

Picture: This was taken in Chevak during the 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.