Welcome to the Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project Website


The project is based at the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit , the University of Cambridge.
The principal feature of this website is a database of Kalmyk and Oirat cultural heritage in Russia and China.

In this website you can:

  • Access video, audio and photographic images of rituals, ceremonies, methods and objects
  • Read essays
  • Search the database by key terms

  • Recent Videos



    Очир Тербатаев, Движения в калмыцком танце


    Поклонение земле (газр тяклгн)


    Эмилия Лиджиева, Народные песни


    София Лиджи-Горяева, Автобиография


    Ритуал подношения духам воды


    Recent Photos



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