Lyubov Borisova, founder of AL LOOK STUDIO production studio (company profile on MadeInYakutia.com), sent me a message saying they made a new short movie. It’s called «Mow, Scythe.» A story about two young Sakha boys, who mow grass in the countryside with their grandfather. Two boys go through a conflict and, thanks to god, there is a wise old man, who resolved the uneasy situation. The movie is set near Churapcha village in the central part of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia’s East-North Siberia. Short in the…

Last weekend, friends of mine, Oe Karpov and Andrey Dyakonov, arranged the great event. It was a BIG city event, but done in a TINY manner. They rented a wooden house in the wooden part of Yakutsk City, invited close friends and let the rock music sound in all power and authenticity. Yeah, it was the «103» rock band performing the unique ethno Siberian heavy music. It was utterly awesome! Frankly, I am a big fan of «103». Like its story. It is a little group of young…

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.

Roman Sofronov is a Yakutsk-based fellow, who has his own YouTube channel with great videos displaying the life in Yakutia, the biggest Siberian|Russian region. He’s got great black-and-white 8mm home videos of children made in an ordinary Yakutian|Siberian village called Ytyk-Kyuel’ in the Soviet time. Fascinating flashbacks! Enjoy the history of Yakutia.