Aubry, thanks for letting me know about your photos of Yakutia

Hard to believe, but I created this set of photographs 4 years ago. Annually I add new pictures, not many, just a few. Currently it has 38 items taken between 24 Jun 2006 & 26 Jun 2010.

Hurray! Bruce Parry with his IndusFilm crew is in the Siberian town of Yakutsk! What’s he doing here? Bruce Parry (born 17 March 1969, in Hythe, Hampshire, England) is a former Royal Marine instructor who is now a TV presenter and adventurer, known particularly for the documentary programme series Tribe (known as Going Tribal in the United States), co-produced by the BBC and the Discovery Channel. Resource: Wiki. I met Bruce Parry two days ago on Lenin Avenue in Yakutsk. Actually he and his team arrived early, on…

‘By the Will of Genghis Khan’ is the first epic movie made by the Yakut director, Andrey Borisov, with the financial support of the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The official Russian theatrical premier took place on March 12, 2009. On this upcoming Friday, April 09, 2010, it will be shown on the National TV Channel «Russia.» Another big event for us, Yakutians. Who is Andrey Borisov? Well, Andrey Borisov is the person, whom I will not be ever tired of promoting. He is the famous…

March is already spring for Yakutia residents, even if it is still with snow, ice and temperature around -10C or -20C. Nevertheless, this is pleasant weather, we really enjoy at this period. Time for going out of the city and having BBQ. The Friendship outdoor museum in Sottinzy is the most popular destination. Why? Follow the rest of the entry and find more info and photographs.

On March 1st, 2010, Klavdia & Guerman Khatylaevs gave a concert in the Siberian city of Yakutsk. Apart from them, various Yakut artists performed in that evening. And it can be seen in this introduction video. eYakutia.com says many thanks to its contributor Ajar Varlamov. Take a look at Ajar Varlamov’s videos and photographs.

A NTDTV report about Yakutia’s presentation in St. Petersburg.

Matrena Kashkina’s photographs of the Sakha Theater’s new play «Dygyn Darkhan» based on Ivan Gogolev’s novel of the same name. The play even in pictures looks awesome! Fantastic Yakut national costumes. See more photos.

The last Sunday in Yakutsk was remarkable with 2010 Etigen Khomus Music Award Ceremony. Etigen Khomus is Yakutia’s annual award granted to singers (variety performers) for their achievements in the course of the past year. This time for 2009. The Etigen Khomus Award Ceremony is held at the end of February or in the beginning of March. It is always a big event. The fantastic show arranged and organized by the Yakutsk Radio Station «Viktoria.» It’s very hard to get entrance tickets. Take a look at LARA’s award…