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Thrilling. Mysterious Russian Song Calls Slavs to Unite (Video)

Only the famed Kuban Cossack Choir could have sung this incredible, haunting song with such heart-stopping fire and spirit. And Marina Golchenko, the soloist, will sweep your breath away

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Only the famed Kuban Cossack Choir could have sung this haunting song with such heart-stopping fire and spirit. And Marina Golchenko, the soloist, will sweep your breath away 

The lines of the great poet Alexei Tolstoy, written in the 19th century, about scattered haystacks, far apart from each other in large meadows, in no way refers to livestock feed prepared for winter.

Alexei Tolstoy calls the fragmented Slavic peoples ("stacks") to unite.

Listen. Just Listen. 

The Kuban Cossack choir is Russia’s beloved, 200-year old choir of burly men in furry hats with swords and red-cheeked women. It is one of—if not the—leading Folkloric ensembles of Russia. The world-famous choir tours its homeland and Europe consistently. 

Its repertoire and performances reflect the songs, dances and folklore of the Kuban Cossacks.

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