Leaving Hong Kong (Pokidaya Blagouhayushuyu Gavan, i.e. Leaving Fragrant Harbour in Russian) is the movie directed by Suzanna Oorzhak, Sakha Theater stage director, and based on Iren Engelis’s script. Shot on the EOS 5D Mark II camera. Released in 2011. Movie Synopsis: A young Siberian lady lives in Hong Kong. She wears a manga dress and feels herself as a part of the mordern civilization. One day she realizes she is loosing her roots and connections with her far-away people. She is a Yakut by nationality. Leaves behind…

Found out that Stepanida Borisova and Sakha Theatre gave performance in Paris on Sept. 24th, 2010. A few friends’ status updates informed about that event. It was a small event arranged by Yakutsk University known currently as North-Eastern Federal University. Emilie Maj noted that Stepanida Borisova’s concert was beautiful. A very uncommon version of Olonkho (Yakut heroic epos), she said. Another news breaker was Bernard Grua, who kindly allowed to publish his photographs on the eYakutia blog. By the way, here is what he writes: «Never travel without…

Shaman music of Siberia meets Western Club Music No.3 at World Music Charts Europe 2001 Nominated «Best of WMCE 2001» Intensive interpretation of shamanistic singing from Sakha (Siberia), combined with todays western club-culture | from tradtional and mystic essays, ritualistic ceremonies to modern urban forms .. with shamanistic singer Stepanida Borisova from Siberia.  ……………………………………………………. «It’s mystical, it’s modern, it’s low beat danceable, it sounds sacred and at the same time sounds urban…. it’s great!!!» (DJ Tonyy Sao Paulo). «The music of Sakha (Yakutia) originates 3000 Years before Christ….

Stepanida Borisova, shamanistic singer from Siberia Shamanistic singer Stepanida Borissova was born in 1950 in the District of Megino-Khangalaas in the Siberian Republic of Yakutia. After her studies at the famous Shepjin School of Acting, she started in 1974 an acting carrier at the Ojunski-Sakha-Theatre. She received, as well, the Ojunsky prize from the USSR and is a celebrated actress since this time. As a singer and performer Stepanida mastered many different styles of the traditional Sakha singing. In the entire Russian Federation and abroad, Stepanida Borissova won…