Concert “Spring is coming!” in Elista!
Honored Artist of the Republic of Kalmykia Anna Ochkaeva, State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Kalmykia and State Chorus of the Republic of Kalmykia! Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Anna Ochkaeva, Concerts in March, Elista, Honored Artist, Kalmykia, March, State Chorus of the Republic of Kalmykia, State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Kalmykia
japantoday.com LIMA — Japan and Russia have agreed to promote tourism and ease visa requirements for each other’s citizens under an economic cooperation plan proposed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in May, Japanese officials said.
Some other aspects of the eight-point action Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Fumio Kishida, gas, Japan, Japan National Tourism Organization, Japanese Foreign Minister, japanese tourists, japantoday.com, Moscow, oil, Oil and Gas Development, Russia, southern Russia, Tokyo, Voronezh
Moscow, Russia. FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov says Lavrov, Kerry will discuss his US entry visa refusal
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry will look into the situation over a US entry visa refusal to the Russian citizen Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who is President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Chess diplomacy, Donald Trump, FIDE, John Kerry, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Magnus Carlsen, Moscow, New York, President of FIDE, President of Russia, Russia, Sergey Karjakin, Sochi, Sochi 2014, USA, visa, Vladimir Putin
Hell’s devils: How Russia’s steppe warriors took on Napoleon’s armies
July 28, 2014 Alexander Vershinin, Special to RBTH
Direct descendants of the fearsome Mongol hordes of Genghis Khan, in the early 19th century Kalmyk cavalrymen were to play a significant role in driving Napoleon’s Grande Armée out of Russia and all the way back to Paris, with their ancient battle skills sowing confusion and terror in the French ranks. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Alexander Vershinin, Battle of the Nations, cavalry, France, Genghis Khan, Hell’s devils, history, horses, Kalmyk cavalry, Kalmyk history, Military Historical Routes of Kalmykia, Military Historical Routes of Russia, Mongol hordes, Napoleon, Napoleonic War, Oirat history, Paris, Russia, Russian Army, Smolensk
Wooing the Russians: how Spain and Italy are trying to lure back lost tourists
With a weak rouble and difficult diplomatic relations, the number of Russian tourists in the two countries is down. But they have a plan to win them back. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Barcelona, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Egypt, European Union, foreign tourists, gas, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, Moscow, Rome, Russia, Russian tourists, Spain, The Guardian, Turkey
Death on the Steppes: Mystery Disease Kills Saigas
Before the end of the last Ice Age, saigas roamed by the millions in a range stretching from England to Siberia, even into Alaska. Eventually they moved to the steppes of Central Asia, where they continued to thrive — until the 20th century, when these strange-looking antelopes began flirting with extinction. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Alaska, Aline Kühl-Stenzel, animal death, Central Asia, Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, death, Death on the Steppes, Eleanor J. Milner-Gulland, England, gas, Ice Age, Mystery Disease, saiga, Saiga Conservation Alliance, wild animals
Results of the competition «The Treasure of Kalmykia 2015»
The winner of the contest «The Treasure of Kalmykia 2015» was Veronika Egorova.
Veronika Egorova – «The Treasure of Kalmykia 2015»!
Vice Miss contest are 18-year-old Daria Sharipov and 16-year-old Almina Mangutova.
In online voting victory was gained by the 18-year-old Zayana Termulaeva. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Almina Mangutova, Beauty contest, Beauty of Kalmykia, competitions, contest, girls, Kalmykia, Veronika Egorova, Zayana Termulaeva
Berlin Film Review: ‘The Gulls’
A powerfully atmospheric but narratively understated debut for talented Kalmykia-born helmer-writer Ella Manzheeva.
An unhappily married young woman who can’t quite bring herself to change her life finds that fate has a way of intervening in “The Gulls,” a powerfully atmospheric but narratively understated debut that nevertheless marks Russian helmer-writer Ella Manzheeva as a talent to watch. Manzheeva sets the minimalistic action in her homeland, Kalmykia, Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Alexander Kuznetsov, Alissa Simon, Berlin, Caspian sea, Denis Bauer, Dmitry Mukeev, Elista, Ella Manzheeva, Eugene Sangadzhiev, Eugenia Mandzhieva, films, Films about Kalmykia, illegal fishing, Kalmyk language, Kalmykia, Russia, Sergei Adianov, songs, The Gulls film
Kalmykia News: Would you like to learn to dance salsa with a passionate Spanish or with a hot Argentinian? I’m sure you would, even if you have no experience.
Two years ago I’ve decided to set up my own studio with dance teachers from other countries and cities. Without thinking, I went to New York to find some. I visited several dozens of studios, met many different choreographers and realized that it was the first step of creating something big.
That is how ‘World Dance Travel’ was created in New York. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: chess, Dance Party, Dorji Pompaev, Elista, Kalmykia, London, New York, Russia, World Dance Travel
Big prayer on the occasion of the appointment Telo Tulku Rinpoche Honorary Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Russia
Republic of Kalmykia. Now in Elista at The Central Khurul “Golden Abode of the Buddha Shakyamuni”: Big prayer and celebration on the occasion of the appointment Telo Tulku Rinpoche Honorary Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Russia, Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Dalai lama, Elena Churyumov, Elista, Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni, Kalmykia, khurul, Russia, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Yurij Kekeyev
Telo Tulku Rinpoche, an influential Tibetan Buddhist leader of the Kalmyk people, has been appointed as the new Honorary Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Tibet Culture & Information Centre (Office of Tibet) in Moscow, Russia.
He will take over as the new Representative once the paper works of the outgoing Representative Dr. Ngawang Rabgyal is complete.
Telo Rinpoche is the spiritual head of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition in Kalmykia. Born to a Kalmyk Mongolian family in the USA, he studied at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in South India at the age of 7. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddhist monastery, Dalai lama, India, Kalmykia, Moscow, Ngawang Rabgyal, Office of Tibet, Russia, South India, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Tibet, Tibet Center, Tibet Culture & Information Centre, USA
Art exhibition “Buddha’s Light” will be opened in the main buddhist temple in Elista city.
Opening of the exhibition on June 12 at 11.00.
Closing of the exhibition on July 4.
Welcome to the Republic of Kalmykia! Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddhism, buddhist temples, Elista, exhibition, Kalmykia, temple
Dear Brothers and Sisters!
Come support our two soccer teams “Djangar” and “Lotus” in the brisk fresh spring air.
The All Mongolian Championships is highly competitive so you will see some very physical action and high-powered shooting.
Invite your families, your friends, your neighbors, anyone who enjoys a good soccer games to attend this tournament! Read the rest of this entry »