In this episode we interview Alexey Belkin of Russian folk band Otava Yo (Алексей Белкин от фолк группы «Отава ё»). We discuss Otava Yo's excellent music videos which, among other things, highlight the importance of nature, especially for people from the big city, and document historical Russian traditions. We also discuss why it is important to recognize appreciate nature, and taking the best parts from the past and the present.
Be sure to check out Otava Yo's excellent music videos - the ones mentioned are below:Oi Dusya, Oi Marusya - Отава Ё - Ой, Дуся, ой, Маруся (казачья лезгинка) Otava Yo - (Cossack's lezginka): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HtvH34CmZY
Once Upon a Time on a High Hill - Отава Ё - Как на горке, на горе:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vslWAiWzlbs
Otava Yo YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyCJi-Ht-GPakArh4…
Otava Yo Website: https://otava-yo.spb.ru/en/band
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