Posts Tagged ‘Kalmykia’
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
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
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, flora and fauna, 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
Kalmyk kitchen: Kalmyk bortsoki
The recipe of bortsoki of the Republic of Kalmykia (Elista) – how to make the dough for bortsoki.
1 kilogram of bortsoki:
700g of flour
300g of milk or yogurt
1 teaspoon soda
2 teaspoons salt Read the rest of this entry »
Head of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov takes part in closing of the fishing championship of the Republic of Kalmykia
Head of the Republic of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov attended the closing of the Cup of the Head of the Republic of Kalmykia on fishing, which was held by Federation of Fishing Sport of the Republic of Kalmykia (President – Erdni Tsatkhaev) in Yashkul district, on Lake Kanurka.
During the closing ceremony the Head of the Republic of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov congratulated the winners of the tournament and gave them special prizes Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Alexey Orlov, ceremony, Erdni Tsatkhaev, Federation of Fishing Sport, Kalmykia, National Tourism Portal of Russia, Republic of Kalmykia, Russia, russiajourney.ru, Telman Khaglyshev, Yashaltinsky district, Yashkul
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
Elza lives in a small town Lagan in the Republic of Kalmykia on the Caspian Sea.
Another year comes to an end, it’s cold and the steppe is covered in a thin layer of snow. When her husband, who makes a living from illegal fishing, asks her one night what she did during the day, she lies. She wasn’t at her mother’s, but at the bus stop. She thought of leaving – to find out what it might be to escape the infinite expanse of her dreary small world. But she didn’t dare; instead she stays and withdraws into herself, unconcerned by who might see.
One day, her husband doesn’t return from a dangerous boat trip. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: boats, Caspian sea, Chaiki, Ella Manzheeva, Eugenia Mandzhieva, films, Films about Kalmykia, illegal fishing, Kalmykia, Lagan, Republic of Kalmykia, Russia, The Gulls film