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Who Are This Year's Khoomei Champions in Tuva? (S. Kenneth, USA)

The International Khoomei Festival was not held this year, but in July a throat singing festival was held in the Oviur district of Tuva, which borders Mongolia. The festival was held in honor of the memory of the legendary Khoomei perfomer, Gennady Tumat, who was a native of the area.
The Oviur festival gathered both Tuvan professionals, as well as beginners and about fifty fans of throat-singing, who came all the way from countries such as Spain, the United States, and Japan. The Japanese delegation was the largest with a total of fifteen performers, led by Koichi Makigami, the organizer of the Association of Khoomei Singers in Japan. Accompanying him to Tuva were his students, among them Fuyuki Yamakawa and last year's winner in the Special Guest nomination, Koji Kijima.
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1) TODAY: the 15th Lunar day of the Holy buddist Month Saka Dava (it starts on the 23th of May, end on the 21th of June), during which good deeds are multiplied. (Tuva, Buryatia, Kalmykia)

2) TOMORROW: Pushkin Day, the Day of Russian language (Russia)

3) 12.06.2020: Day of Russia (Russia)

4) 14.06.2020: Birthday of Kind Hearts of Tuva's leader Artysh Mongush (Tuva)

5) 06.07.2020: Birthday of Dalai-Lama the 16th

6) 18.07.2020: Birthday of the Head of Tuva Sholban Kara-ool (Tuva)

7) 15.08.2020: Day of the Tuva Republic (Tuva)

8) 15.08.2020: 19th anniversary of Tuva-Online News Agency (Tuva)

9) 17.08.2020: Day of Khoomey (Tuva)

10) 01.09.2020: Day of historical memory and dignity of Tuvan volunteers perished in the World War 2, fighting together with the Soviet Union against fascism (Tuva)

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