Add to favorite

russian visa
    Udmurt Republic (Udmurtia)

Udmurtia is the motherland of the world famous Russian composer PI Chaikovsky, author of numerous musical plays, operas and ballets, such as 'Schelkunchik', 'Sleeping Beauty', 'Swan Lake', 'Eugene Onegin', etc. that make a significant part of cultural heritage of the country. Over 40 years Izhevsk houses annual PI Chaikovsky International Musical Festival, one of most important cultural events in Russia.

Udmurtia is also famous for its numerous archeological sites that unveil treasures of the ancient peoples that inhabited the area thousand years ago. Unique cultural traditions and history of the native population if the region the Udmurtia culture - may be of great interest because of their ancient folkloric traditions and pagan beliefs that are still alive in the memory of Udmurts.

Izhevsk Guns Plant museum is another popular attraction of the region famous for its rich traditions in arms industry.

Ethnic composition

The Udmurts have congnate languages with Finnish and Hungarian people (renowned for Finno-Ugric). The people's name is supposed to be translated as "meadow people". Today the Udmurts make up one third of the population in the Republic (31%). Besides the Udmurts, Russians (58%), Tatars (about 7%) and some other 100 nationalities live in the Republic.

Tags: Russian tourism Russian regions Republic of Udmurtia Russian history  



Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Flowers Delivery

search on the map

Russian tourism  Science Awards  Painting  Azov  Exhibitions in Moscow  Power plant   Yury Shevchuk  KHL  Archeology  Russian International  Russian children  Maria Sharapova  migration in Russia  Dagestan  Night of Museums  the Urals region  Russian history  Christmas  Russia-German  Mrs. Russia  Ostrovok  Rosneft  Karl Brullov  Crimea  Russian art  Russian theatres  Russian Museum  Paralympics 2012  Dvorkovich   Art Moscow  All-Russian Festival Of Military History Clubs  Contemporary Arts  Russian business  Alexaner Bubnov  Russian Literature  Cars  academic conferences  Russian laws  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Vases  Zenit  gay propaganda ban  Russian Cinema  Russian Photographers  Maly Semyachik  Blues  Moscow  Russian army  Clean City  Ukraine crisis 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites