Russian Federation Contest.
Highlighting the everyday Russian Tea time culture.
Traditional forms of Russian tea ware include the Russian tea brewing urn called a samovar, the Lomonosov tea sets adorned with a cobalt blue net design and 22 karat gold, and traditional Russian tea glass holders. (Wikipedia)
Please click soundtrack to listen to Russian Folk Music.
Zhanna Bichevskaya's version I found on Youtube is what really inspired my set, but I only found a different version in the Poly library.Pls. take a listen on Youtube, it really is haunting, in a good way. :)
Zhanna Bichevskaya - Kazachya Pritcha (Oy, da ne vecher)
Paintings from left to right:
"Russian Tea Time" by Irina Akimova
"Russian Tea Time With Samovar" by Ksusha Scott.