Posts Tagged ‘China’

State Theatre “Oirats” present “The Great Silk Road”

Great Silk Road State Theatre “Oirats” present to the guests colorful musical and dance performance “The Great Silk Road”.

Very big travel from China to Italy!

The plot is built on the return of the great traveler Marco Polo from China to Venice (Italy).

It is richly costumed and colorful show.

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World Chess President Claims He Was Abducted By Space Aliens – And They Invented Chess

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov World Chess President Claims He Was Abducted By Space Aliens – And They Invented Chess

“They came in a flying saucer, picked me up, and I spent a whole day in outer space.”

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International Festival of throat singing and ethnic music will be held in Elista

International Festival International Festival of throat singing and ethnic music ‘Breath of the steppe’ will be held in Elista!

Among the guests of the festival will be throat singers from Mongolia and Altai Republic, those are Davaasuren Damjin and Mergen Teldenov. They will surely show the charm and beauty of Hoomei.

Also there will be another one interesting performer from Xinjiang province of China. His name is Bayrta Nimgrin, and he is going to sing the oirad mongolian long songs, which Read the rest of this entry »

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Kalmyk poet Dordzhi Khoninov will present the Kalmykia in the international poetry competition

Dordzhi Khoninov The young kalmyk poet Dordzhi Khoninov will present the Kalmykia in the international poetry competition.

Dordzhi Khoninov is Kalmyk State University graduate student, researcher at the Research and Educational Center ‘Folklore: Science. Education. Culture’. Read the rest of this entry »

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International Festival ‘Kalmykia invites friends’!

International Festival 'Kalmykia invites friends' International Festival ‘Kalmykia invites friends’!
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The International Festival ‘Kalmykia invites friends’ will be held September 1, 2013 in Elista.

The participants of the International Festival includes dance groups, singers and singers from Mongolia, China, Israel, Read the rest of this entry »

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Head of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov met with businessmen from China

Head of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov [ Ru ] Today, April 22, 2013, the Head of Kalmykia Alexei Orlov met with businessmen from China. For the first time in Kalmykia Chinese businessmen have visited in the past year. Last year, Chinese businessmen wanted to see firsthand how the Kalmyks are living in Russia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Kalmykia is a pearl of steppe

Kalmykia Topic of my discussion is about me, because I have unusual life story.

My name is Olga. My family is good and successful; my parents brought me up as a kind, helpful and clever girl. At school I always studied hard and my mother took me to different societies: to art school, to the center for talented children for learning English and computer classes, bell dances. To tell the truth, I felt myself as a “blue stocking”, I had no private life and friends, but after finishing school my life abruptly changed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Former President of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov signed a Memorandum on the establishment of an investment fund with “Gaoneng”

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov On 30 November, in Moscow, the official signing of Memorandum on the establishment of an investment fund for the implementation of investment projects in Russia and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries between Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and the Chinese investment fund manager “Gaoneng” Xu Ping took place.

During the meeting after the signing ceremony it was noted that the authorized capital of the investment fund will be 5 billion U.S. dollars. The main participants of the fund will be “Gaoneng”, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (as an individual) and a number Read the rest of this entry »

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The Chinese delegation visited the Republic of Kalmykia

Central temple of Kalmykia The Chinese delegation is headed by the Director of the Institute of Contemporary China Tibetology Research Center in Beijing, Mr. Lien Syanminem visited the Republic of Kalmykia.

At the request of guests Kalmykia delegation arrived in order to exchange views with their Russian counterparts on the Tibet issue, and religious affairs, and to promote mutual understanding and cooperation between the parties. Visit to the Republic of Kalmykia, and visit the main Buddhist temple “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni“, was initiated by the Chinese side. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wrestler from Kalmykia Mingiyan Semenov defeated on the Olympic Games in London 2012

Kalmyk wrestler Semenov Mingiyan - winner Wrestler from Kalmykia Mingiyan Semenov defeated on the Olympic Games in London 2012.

In first struggle young kalmyk russian wrestler Mingiyan Semenov meets with wrestler Rovshan Bayramov (Azerbaydzhan). Read the rest of this entry »

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Geshe Wangyal

Geshe Wangyal Ngawang Wangyal [ De ]
(Wylie: Ngag-dbang Dbang-rgyal) (c. 1901-1983), popularly known as “Geshe Wangyal,” was a Buddhist priest and scholar of Kalmyk origin who was born in the Astrakhan province in southeast Russia sometime in 1901.

Geshe Wangyal was the youngest of four children and had chosen at age six to enter the monastery as a novice monk. After the Russian Civil War, Geshe Wangyal went to Lhasa, Tibet, where he studied at the Gomang College of Drepung Monastic University in Lhasa until 1935 when he decided to return to his homeland to obtain financial support to complete his studies. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Chessman Cometh

The Chessman Cometh [ En | Ru ]

An interview with globe-trotting chess promoter, former president, and freelance diplomat Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

INTERVIEW BY JOSHUA E. KEATING. MAY 9, 2012

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov garners an awful lot of press for the president of the World Chess Federation. But he’s not exactly your average chess buff. From 1993 to 2010, he was president of the Russian republic of Kalmykia and became known for his efforts to transform the remote Buddhist region into an international chess mecca as well as for his frank comments about an encounter with aliens he claims to have had in 1997. (He was also widely criticized for his autocratic rule over the impoverished republic.) Read the rest of this entry »

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Asian Women’s Boxing championship will held in Ulan Bator

Asian Confederation Women”s Boxing Championship will held in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, from March 16 to 26. The tournament is a preparatory event for women pugilists participating in the first and only Olympic qualifying tournament – the AIBA World Championships — to be held from May 9-20 in Qinhuangdao, China.

The Asian Championships have always been a happy hunting ground for Indian women pugilists. The sport made its continental debut with Read the rest of this entry »

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FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov attended the opening ceremony of the Second chess tournament among women in a series of FIDE Grand Prix in Shenzhen

The first President of Kalmykia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov working visit to Shenzhen city (China), where he attended the opening ceremony of the Second chess tournament among women from the Grand Prix FIDE.

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Meeting of the Goose Specialist Group

13th meeting of the Goose Specialist Group

From Thursday 24 March to Tuesday 29 March 2011 the 13th meeting of the Goose Specialist Group of the IUCN-SSC was held in conjunction with the 4th meeting of the Russian Goose, Swan and Duck Study Group (GSDSG) of northern Eurasia in Elista, Kalmykia (Russian Federation).

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