Every year the night 20-21st of June is one of the most beautiful celebrations in St. Petersburg – “Алые Паруса” (Scarlet Sails). Pupils who just finished school are celebrating the end of school and the start of new life.
Every year we are looking for the most beautiful videos of this performance and share them with our readers.
Let’s watch the best videos of Scarlet Sails – 2009:
If you like the videos maybe you want to find out more about this festival and watch Scarlet Sails – 2008!
For this weekend we are watching a great movie. This movie was not made in Russia and that is not more about Russia than any another country in the world. This movie “Home” is made by two French masters: director Luke Besson and photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand. And this movie is about our planet Earth. It shows how beautiful it is and how close we can be to destroy all this beauty.
Today I want to show you a very beautiful video, video made by Russian WWF, video of world premiere this incredible movie “Home” in Russia at 5th of June 2009. This movie what shows us beauty of our planet was was called “the greatest green event ever”. This movie was shown in 87 of the world’s largest cities and absolutly free. In Moscow it was shown in one of most beutiful places Vorobievy gory beautiful park on hills near Moscow University and on the banch of Moscow-river…
Russia Today: Parks and river banks seem to be the best places to watch a film about the beauty of our planet and about preserving this beauty.
We already watched this incredible and very beautiful movie, what makes people to think and now we want to show this movie for everyone:
Lets watch a video that tells about the Don Cossacks and what they are up to in this modern times. It tells a little bit about their past and their importance to Russia…
No Cossack would go into battle without getting a blessing in church.
The Cossack army fought in almost all the wars waged by the Russian Empire. After the revolution of 1917, a third of the Don Cossacks – around half a million people – were killed or deported by the Bolsheviks. But now the Cossack host here on the Don is seeing a revival.
“We live in the modern world, we run businesses, and we don’t ride around with sabers. But we’ve kept the Cossack spirit, our Orthodox faith, our love for the Don, and loyalty to Russia,” says Vladimir Voronin. (Link)
From what we read, the Cossacks are an ancient amazing people that have loved and fought for Mother Russia to the death – many times…
Can you imaging to have a training with 34th generation Shaolin Temple warrior monk. In Russia it’s possible! Shi Yan Bin (34th generation Shaolin Temple warrior monk) has been living in Moscow for already four years. He is teaching Shaolin Kung Fu in Russian Center of Studying Shaolin Kung Fu in Moscow.
We think that is very exciting to study Shaolin Kung Fu with Shaolin Temple warrior monk!
Today we’ll watch a video about visit Shi Yan Bin in St.Petersburg where he trained Shaolin Kung Fu for a day:
That is a “Day of Russia” today, and day off for all us so we are going to visit our village home for next four days.
For our readers who have never seen our village that will become my pleasure to repost an our village slide-show for you! Watch and enjoy:
We promise to bring new pictures and one day to make another slide show!
If you want to see more pictures and read more stories about our village follow this link: Windows To Russia (About Our Village)! You’ll find there about 46 beautiful and interesting articles (mostly about our village)
Our great singer Ludmila Zykina has 80th birthday today and 60th anniversary of her performing sining on the stage. If you never seen her performance before you have chance because: Ludmila Zykina is set to go on a grandiose concert tour that will last for two months and cover more than 20 major Russian cities.
I know our readers want to see a recent video of Ludmila Zykina. And we have it!
Ludmila Zykina is sining at Eurovision Final 2009.
Ludmila Zykina speaks: I wish happy for everybody and for whole world! I wish music to unite all us for whole life! And I want for our Russia always be ahead :). I wish happiness for everybody and Russia!
Sometimes you want to come home and just watch something beautiful. You are right tonight I have exact this mood… So today we’ll watch a beautiful live sand animation: “Undersea world”. Find 10 minutes, relax and enjoy!
This sand animation was made by Russian artist Alena Voynova.