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Buddist Mantra on a Mountain in Tuva Sanctified

Mantra on a Tuvan mountain. Photo by Yulia Zhironkina The biggest-ever Buddist mantra, made out of huge stones painted white on a Lenin mountain in the vicinity of Kyzyl, has been sanctified. A ceremony was carried out by lamas of Gyudmed Tibetan monastery as well as Tuvan monks. Present were Kyzyl residents of different age, including enthusiasts who took part in the mantra construction works.
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Yulia Zhironkina

Dictionary of Tuvan Culture Presented to Public

alt Within the framework of the 19th International Moscow Book Fair, which opened in Central Exhibition Centre (pavilion 57), a new book 'Tuva: Dictionary of Culture' was presented to public at large.

The idea of making such a dictionary came to Sergei Markus, Moscow journalist, who visited Ustuu-Khuree Festival in Chadan in 2003. He was backed by Academic Project Publishing House which applied for a federal donation to implement it.

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Dina Oyun

Biggest Ever Buddist Mantra on a Mountain in Tuva

Working at mantra on the Lenin mountain. Kyzyl. Courtesy of Yulia Zhironkina The Buddhist mantra "Om mani padme hum" has been made out of huge stones on a mountain , known as Lenin Mountain, near Kyzyl. The mantra took one month to build and is 120-metres-long, 20-metres-high It was laid and tied by locals with the help of the Gyudmed Tantric Monastery monks, who are on a visit toTuva.

It is done to hasten the visit of His Holiness Dalai Lama to the republic. One can have a picturesque view on Kyzyl, the capital of Tuva, from the top of this mountain. 500 kg of white paint was used to paint the stones.

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Julia Zhironkina

Summer Expedition of 'On Chingis-Khaan's Will' Film Over in Tuva

On Chingiskhaan's Will A film crew headed by Andrei Borisov, famous Yakut theatre director and culture minister in the Yakut government, has finished its work in Tuva. For over a month it filmed battle scenes for the film 'On Chingis-Khaan's Will' in which Tuvan actor Eduard Ondar plays the main role.

He was chosen out of a dozen of other actors to interpret the image of the legendary Mongol warrior.

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Dina Oyun

32-hour Radio Marathon with the Sun Ra Archestra, Tuva's Favourites

Sun Radio Omniversity and WKCR 89.9 FM NYC present Sun Radio Omniversity, a Sun Ra arrival day celebration. Sun Ra Archestra in Chadan, Tuva. Photo from www.ma17.narod.ru

Tune in for a 32-hour radio marathon, from midnight on Monday 22, 2006 to 8:20 AM on Tuesday, May 23, at 89.9 FM NYC and www.wkcr.org streaming live across the galaxies.

This information concerning the Tuva's favourite American musicians (after Sun Ra Archestra took part in Ustuu-Huree-2004) was reported to Tuva-Online by producer Cornelia Muller.

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Dina Oyun

King Lear Spoke Tuvan on a Moscow Stage

King Lear by Tuvan theatre presented in Moscow in 2006. Photo by Dina Oyun Tuvan Music and Drama theatre for the first time in its history performed in Moscow. It gave "King Lear' in the Russian Academic Youth Theatre. The play staged in Tuvan by Tuvan director Alexei Oorzhak is among nominees for the most prestigeous Russian theatre prize - Golden Mask together with theatre companies from Moscow and Saint-Petersbourg. Nomination has come just on time - in the jubileum year of the Tuvan theatre founded in March, 1936.
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Dina Oyun

Scythian Gold From Siberia Said to Predate the Greeks

Russian scholars from the State Hermitage Museum have concluded that a discovery of Scythian gold in a Siberian grave last summer is the earliest of its kind ever found and that it predates Greek influence. The find is leading to a change in how scholars view the supposed barbaric, nomadic tribes that once roamed the Eurasian steppes.

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Dina Oyun
Event announces

1) 12.12.2019: The Day of the Russian Constitution (Russia)

2) 01.01.2020: Happy New Year

3) 01.01.2020: Famous Tuvan ston-carver Donduk Toibukhaa's birthday (Kyzyl, Tuva)

4) 07.01.2020: Happy Christmas

5) 19.01.2020: Baptism. Epiphany bathings (Russia)

6) 25.01.2020: Shagaa, new year according to Buddist calendar (Tuva)

7) 23.02.2020: Day of the Motherland Defender (Russia)

8) 08.03.2020: Women's Day (Russia)

9) 01.05.2020: Festival of Labour. Pervoye Maya (Russia)

10) 06.05.2020: Day of Tuvan Constitution (Tuva)

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