A meeting with the world's most elemental shamans

Russia’s Tuva Republic is located in Siberia on the border with Mongolia. It was the last republic to join the former Soviet Union, in 1944. Tuva Republic is known worldwide for its throat singing. Vocal ensembles from the republic are frequent guests at international music festivals.

Russia’s Tuva Republic is located in Siberia on the border with Mongolia. It was the last republic to join the former Soviet Union, in 1944. Tuva Republic is known worldwide for its throat singing. Vocal ensembles from the republic are frequent guests at international music festivals.

Alexander Kryazhev/RIA Novosti
The most powerful shamans from Sweden, Greenland, Mexico, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, South Korea, and Kazakhstan have arrived in the Republic of Tuva in southern Siberia for a new international festival devoted to shamanic culture.
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