Folk Box: The Tofalars


Each week Olga Shapovalova offers to folk music lovers a multicoloured display of customs and traditions, legends and tales, melodies and rythms of Russia.


Today we are acquainting you with the smallest of Russia’s minorities and one of the tiniest on earth, numbering only 654 people – the Tofalars. They live in the South of Siberia, at the Sayany Mountains.

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