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Frequently Asked Questions about the culture of the Lost Land of Tannu Tuva, an actual country in the centre of Asia.

This FAQ about the culture of the Lost Land of Tannu Tuva, an actual country in the centre of Asia. It was compiled and written by Kerry Yackoboski kerryy@nortel.ca with numerous contributions by Bernard Greenberg, Bernard Dubriel, Alan Shrives, Kevin Williams, Albert Kuvezin, Dr Oliver Corff, Mike Vande Bunt, Ralph Leighton, Masahiko Todoriki, Alan Leighton, Ken Simon, and Sami Jansson.

-2: Are there any WWW sites for Tuva?
Try the Friends of Tuva site at http://www.FOTuva....
-3: What is Tuva?
The Republic of Tuva is the former Tannu Tuva, a country in ...
-4: Tuva: What is all the fuss about?
In 1977 Nobel Laureate (Physics) and raconteur Richard Feynman ...
-5: How can I contact X in Tuva?
If you have additional addresses to share, please send them in....
-6: Tuva: What's this about two voices from one singer?
It's called ``khoomei'', or throat singing, and numerous CD's ...
-7: Where can I find out more (Friends of Tuva)?
Friends of Tuva is an organization headquartered in Tiburon, California,...
-8: Are there any video tapes about Tuva?
Yes, there are. Many of these are available from Friends of Tuva....
-9: Does anyone still collect the old Tuvan stamps?
Yes, many stamp collectors are devoted to the old diamond-shaped ...
-10: Travel To Tuva: Getting There
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-10: Travel To Tuva: Money
Bring lots of new bills. Outside of Moscow and a few other large,...
-10: Travel To Tuva: Guides And References
Buy your maps in your home country, or in Moscow. ...
-10: Travel To Tuva: Other
You don't need to have Kyzyl listed on your visa any more, but ...
-11: How can I learn to sing khoomei?
It's not easy; the best singers begin their training before they ...
-12: How did the "Tannu" get into "Tannu Tuva"?
Several Mongolians and the band Ozum were asked about the word Tannu;...
-13: Any recommended reading about Tuva?
Send your suggestions. Here's what I've found....
-14: Any recommended reading about Feynman?
Send your suggestions. Here's what I've found....
-15: Tuva: Are audio recordings available?
I'm glad you asked. Long gone are the days when Tuvan (and other ...
-15: Tuva: Are audio recordings available? p2
9 - Sainkho Namtchylak - ...
-15: Tuva: Are audio recordings available? p3
19- Uzlyau: Guttural Singing of the People of the Sayan, Altai,...
-15: Tuva: Are audio recordings available? p4
25- Yat-...
-15: Tuva: Are audio recordings available? p5
29- Whistling In the Temple: Harmonic ...
-15: Tuva: Are audio recordings available? p6
34- Khomus: Jew's Harp Music of the Turkic Peoples in the Urals,...
-15: Tuva: Are audio recordings available? p7
39- Deep In the Heart of Tuva - Cowboy Music From the Wild ...
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44- Big Sky: Standing On This ...
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48- Huun-Huur-Tu: Where Young Grass ...









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