Welcome to the internet presentation of The Kikinda mammoth
dedicated to one of the best preserved fossil remains of mammoth – gigantic
prehistoric animal which lived in the territories of Europe about 500 000 years
ago. The remains of mammoths of this species, Mammuthus trogontherii was discovered
in 1996 in the plant of "Toza Markovic" factory, one of the biggest
producers of bricks and roofing tiles in the Balkans, in Kikinda, in the town
on the very north of Vojvodina. Outstanding scientific significance of this
find keeps raising interest of the experts, but also all others who are interested
in the far past of the earth.
Today, Kikinda mammoth stands as a unique tourist attraction
offering not only new knowledge and experience, but also plenty of good fun
through rich choice of various tourist programs.
Mamutfest is a manifestation held every year, the second
Saturday in September, and correspond with the date of discovery of Kikinda
mammoth. Festival is dedicated to the celebration of Kika birthday, includes
a range of entertainment and attractive contents and is intended for the youngest.
Festival is supported by NIS, Ministry of economy and
regional development and the Municipality of Kikinda, organized by National
museum of Kikinda with support of many friends and volunteers.
Download Mamutfest Program