Editor - Anisia Boroznova, photos - Boris Zharkov, voice - Artem Zagorodnov
Nogon Shumarov is a contemporary holder of the ancient tradition of “kai-chi”, a traditional Altayan art whereby epic poetry and traditional legends are narrated through throat-singing (kai), to the accompaniment of a topshur.
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