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Must-see [Jul. 4th, 2009|03:22 pm]
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Incredible sand-painting performance, via MetaFilter. You have GOT to see this. I don't even understand any of the language or content and I was about to cry like some of the audience members.

I was about to say that jinglymushroom could maybe help out with some translations, but my observation of the non-Cyrillic details tells me that this is from a TV talent show in the Ukraine, so I don't know whether this is actually in Russian or not.

Just go see.

[User Picture]From: peregrinning
2009-07-05 01:03 am (UTC)
The comments to the video include translation of the text: the final words she writes are "You are always near."

Very moving. Well-planned, well-told, very good at that style of art.
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[User Picture]From: nearlyvalkyrie
2009-07-05 12:03 pm (UTC)


very good at that style of art

?...d'ya mean there's MORE of these?

OMG breathtaking performance, and I'm hooked.
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[User Picture]From: peregrinning
2009-07-05 01:30 pm (UTC)

Re: ...wowwwwwwwwww

The Wikipedia article on sand animation has links to many of the more well-known videos.

A YouTube search for "sand animation finds a great many relevant videos.
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[User Picture]From: peregrinning
2009-07-05 01:12 am (UTC)
I believe this is her: Kseniya Symonova, winner of "Ukraine's Got Talent" 2009.

(Found via the Wikipedia "Sand Animation" page)
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[User Picture]From: gflower
2009-07-05 04:38 am (UTC)
Cool--thank you for your librarian-fu!
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[User Picture]From: galeran
2009-07-05 03:47 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: jinglymushroom
2009-07-05 08:02 am (UTC)
Yep, this is something I can translate if you like. :)
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