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Ivolginsky Uligershin

Buryatia is the cradle of cultures, myths and legends transmitted from mouth to mouth and revealing the polyphony of oral folk art. There were storytellers among the Buryats — the uligershins — the keepers and translators of antiquity, the performers of the uligers. Uligery is folk tales that have survived to the present day.

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Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Ivolga, Russia
Camera: ILCE-6300
Copyright: © Eugene Konoplyov