The festival is a tribute to those who opened gate to Siberia who passed a way from the Stone belt of the Urals to the Pacific Ocean, helped to equip and render habitable Siberia, and also who became today on a way of revival of the Cossacks.

The purpose of a festival is the preservation and the development of national Cossack traditions, promotion and promoting of a traditional Cossack culture. The creative collectives, certain performers and masters of arts and crafts creativity participate in a festival without age and territorial restrictions. The festival invites every person who is interested in national creativity and wants to watch the picturesque concert program, to try dishes of traditional Cossack cuisine, to get acquainted with skill of possession of the Cossack weapon, to participate in national ceremonial games.