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Opening Rally “Great Steppe – Silk Road”! [ Ru ]
Today, July 1, 2015, in the city of Elista has started the rally “Great Steppe – the Silk Road”.
Participants racing “Great Steppe – Silk Road” welcomed the Head of the Republic of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov.
At the rally “Great Steppe – Silk Road” will be attended Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Alexey Orlov, Elista, Kalmykia, rally, Silk Road Rally, Today
To Elista will arrive performers Tibetan Institute of Theatre Arts.
Concert of Tibetan and Kalmyk performers will be held July 3 in Elista, reported Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Blessed Kalmykia, Elista, Kalmyk performers, Kalmykia, Kalmykian concert, Performance, Tibet, Tibetan concert, Tibetan Institute of Theatre Arts, Tibetan performers
June 14 in Elista, capital of Republic of Kalmykia, will be held musical offerings to the Three Jewels.
The ritual concert “Musical offerings to the Three Jewels” will be held under the direction of famous Savr Kataev. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: capital of Republic of Kalmykia, Elista, ethnic music, etnomusic, June, Kalmykia, Kalmykian concert, music, Musical offerings to the Three Jewels, Russia, Savr Kataev, Three Jewels
Shamanistic ritual in Kalmykia [ Ru ]
On Thursday, 11 June 2015 in the vicinity of Elista, capital of Kalmykia, the shamans of Mongolia was held shamanistic ritual of “Worship to Heaven and Fire”, reported by the head of the Department of Religion and rituals. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Department of religion and rituals, Elista, June, Kalmykia, Mongolia, Russia, Shamanistic rituals, shamans of Mongolia
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, competitions, contest, girls, Kalmykia, Veronika Egorova, Zayana Termulaeva
Kalmyk songs in Elista, capital of Republic of Kalmykia!
Concert of Namdzhil Boldyrev and Mingiyan Khaninov!
May 5 at the Grand Concert Hall will sound Kalmyk folk and original songs performed by young singers. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Elista, folk singers, Kalmyk folklore, kalmyk songs, Kalmykia, Mingiyan Khaninov, Namdzhil Boldyrev, songs
The review of the recent published book “I will follow you, Tibet…” [ Ru ]
“I will follow you, Tibet…” is the title of the book that was published in Elista in March, 2015. The author of the book is Deelvreen Okn (Olzeeva Elena Victorovna). Her name can be translated from Kalmyk into English as “the daughter of victory”. The writer describes Read the rest of this entry »Tags: All-Russian Academy of Arts, books, books about Tibet, Dalai lama, Elena Olzeeva, Elista, India, Kalmyk people, Kalmykia, Land of Snow, Pilgrimage, Pilgrimage to India, Pilgrimage to Tibet, Russia, Tibet, Tibet Autonomous Region
New holiday “Day of the steppe”
In Kalmykia was established holiday “Day of the steppe”.
From 2015 on the third Sunday of April in the Kalmykia Republic will be celebrated holiday “Day of the steppe”. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Elista, holiday, kalmyk holidays, Kalmykia, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Nikolai Ochirov, steppe, UNDP
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