Moscow Tuvans to Celebrate Shagaa in Early March

   Dina Oyun
24 Fabruary 2007

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Shagaa, a new year according to the Lunar Calendar, is celebrated throughout a whole month after its first day. Tuvan new year in Moscow will be a special event on March 3 for a numerous Tuvan diaspore based in the Russian capital. Famous Tuvan singer Andrei Mongush, Chirgilchin group and other Tuvan stars are expected to perform in the Moscow Shagaa festival.

An auto-plant ZIL house of culture is going to host the event just like a year ago. A photo exhibition with Tuvan views will be on show in the foye. Guests will be offered Tuvan milk tea, a visit to a real Tuvan yurt put up on the second floor foye. Tuva carpets, souvenirs, books, discs will be on sale there.

Admittance is free.

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