The Republic of Tuva.
Кольцова Ксения Юрьевна, ученица 9 класса
МБОУ СОШ № 1 имени Ю.А. Гагарина
село Сарыг-Сеп Каа-Хемский район Республик, Тыва 668400
Учитель английского языка Шумова Елена Владимировна
Tuva is my native land. It is in the center of Asiatic continent. Kysyl is the capital of the republic. The Yenisei, one of the greatest rivers on Earth, starts here. It is a Land of incredible beauty, unique place of nature contrasts of landscape, flora and fauna. Created by God Tuva is a nook of freshness and colours. Reindeers, camels, polar partridges, bustards, snow panthers and south tomcat-manuals live here. The plants of my region are not only beautiful, but also original. There are some rare of plants and animals, listed in the Red data book. You can learn a scope of steppes only in Tuva, a grandeur of mountains, a cool breath of wind and a quiet of forests.
Tuva was a part of many states, there are so many monuments which prove that many different civilizations were contracted in Tuva. Por-Bazhyn is one of them. Tuva is called the land with golden ground. Unique historical monuments such as burial mounds, ancient towns, stone idols, cliff
drawings attract tourists. World-famous burial mounds “Arzhaan” and “Arzhaan-2” are brilliant
traces of the high-developed ancient civilizations found in Tuva. Tuva is so called “The Archeological Mecca.” It offers amazing variety of archeological
monuments of different epochs: stone images, Scythian, Huun-Sarmatian and Turkic barrows,
and stones with the Orchon-Yenisei runes.
“The Tuvan art is like a down lighted by ascending rays of the sun” – admired a famous composer V.Muradeli. Throat singing, or khoomei, is a unique art form of the Tuvan people. The art of khoomei is a “gift from God” which gives pleasure to all people. This form of art is famous in Russia and abroad. Stone engraving is the favourite art of Tuvans the oldest and the most popular one.
This is my Home and I love my land. We are waiting for you in our country. Welcome and enjoy the center of Asia.