A short video is dedicated to the biggest Yakut national holiday called Ysyakh (Yhyakh). Celebrated annually in June. Created by Vladimir Moonkuev. Music by Sasha Lukin. No words. The video conveys...

Glad that our famous designer Avgustina Filippova was able to participate in Yakutia’s Days in Toronto, Canada. In the above video you can see how she displayed her work — Yakut...

Albina Degtyareva’s AYARKHAAN female ensemble is giving three concerts in London, UK, on October 21-22, 2011. Learn more about the group and concerts’ time & locations.

What a great news! Sardana Savvina let me know that two Yakutian films are going to participate at The Imagine Native Film + Media Arts Festival in Toronto, Canada. They will...

Ayar Kuo is a photographer of Yakutia. Love her last set of black-and-white photographs dedicated to ordinary Yakut villagers. Hope you’ll like people’s portraits too. They are very authentic.

Good news for world music admirers and fans of the Ayarkhaan trio. July 24, 2011, Albina Degtyareva‘s Ayarkhaan Trio performed at the BBC Proms (Royal Albert Hall) in London, UK. «Three...

Here in historical videos, you can see how Yhyakh (Ысыах in Russian), the Yakut national holiday, was celebrated in the 1960s. For the long period, the Soviets prohibited the Yakuts to...

In old times, Yakut women loved to wear silver adornments, as the silver was the most respected precious metal. Any silver accessory or ornament enhanced the beauty or status of the...

Enjoy khomus (Yakut Jew’s harp) music and images of Yakutia in the amazing video slideshow created by Marianna Leontieva in 2008. The author lives in Moscow and she called the video...

Look at what type of fur clothes the Sakha people had in the past. A play staged by the Sakha Theater in Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia. More videos, photos...