21 JUNE 2011
In the next installment of the Culture fair series Sophie Shevardnadze invites viewers to the gypsy world of Russia. They have their own magazine, language courses and theatre, which is the only gypsy theater in the world. Their bright and colorful traditions have become an essential part of Russian culture, but they live according to their own laws.
Sophie Shevardnadze takes a close look at the complicated phenomenon of pop culture in Russia from Soviet times to the present day.
Meet the creative people from Uelen, a coastal settlement in Chukotka where the Arctic Ocean and the Bering Strait meet. It is the easternmost settlement in Russia, and its residents have a lot to share.
Puppet shows, contemporary drama and musicals. What genres are conquering the stage? What inspires young actors? What performances are on top? Find the answers in “Culture Fair: Russian Theatre”.
The glittering world of Russian circus. Years of intense training, muscles of steel, willpower of iron. Everything to inspire, entertain and dazzle the public. Days and nights in the arena in Culture Fair on RTDoc.
Travel up the Amur river into the heart of Russia's Far East. Meet the tribes of the Nanay and the Ulchis who live at one with nature, discover their unique cultures and traditions only on RTDoc.
The climate here is harsh, and so is life. But the memory of their ancestral traditions helps them to survive and get the very best from nature. They are at one with the world though they live where the world ends.
The Mountain Jews are truly one of Russia’s most enigmatic people. RTDoc sheds light on some of their well-kept ethnic secrets, as well as their oldest customs and traditions.
Sometimes it seems that their main difference from the others is that they have bigger hearts. Just like children, people with Down syndrome are sincere, naive and spontaneous, and these rare qualities help them excel in performing at this unusual theater.
Russia's snowy North with its idyllic landscapes, placid lakes and dense pine forests seems a perfect place for an untroubled and quiet journey. But James Brown never fails to find an opportunity for a spot of mischief and a few frolics.
The land where souls of nomads dwell after their deaths. The land where people know the secret of being in harmony with nature and sing for the spirits. The permafrost area where four countries meet. Ukok: the dominion of the sacred princess on RTDoc.
Every nation has a riddle. The Komi people have more than just one. Take a trip to the Russian North and find out about their legends, rituals, traditional food and holidays in this new report on RTDoc.