Sunday, August 16, 2009

Ukraine's Got Talent - Spellbinding

I found this video clip through my sweet friend, Kelly, at The Glass Dragonfly, who finds the best videos in the world and shares them with us. I hope you will do yourself a favor and take the time to see this. If you do, you won't forget it. I clicked, watched it for five seconds, stopped, and knew I had to call the kids in to watch with me. We we're all spellbound. For me, art must be shared.

27 comments:

  1. I will have to watch the video because it sounds fascinating. I wanted to tell you I got an idea from reading your post the other day on Julie and Julia. The idea is presented on my blog if you have time to mozy over and share your thoughts.

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  2. I just got back from the Drop Zone, after making three wonderful skydives. And catching up on the comments on my latest blog, and reading what I've missed today.

    Just finished watching the stunning sand painter giving us a running storyline. How humbled I feel when I see what she can do with sand... thank you so much for sharing this. Sitting here in a trance...

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  3. I've seen it and it's amazing. I only wish I knew the words to the songs...

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  4. While watching the video, I figured out it had something to do with the heartbreak caused by war. If we could understand the words of the songs, we'd probably understand why the women in the audience were teary-eyed. What surprised me was she wrote 1945 at the end. But she's way too young for that war so, was she sculpting about her grandfather? Her great-grandfather? Very interesting!

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  5. Hello Robynn

    Thanks so much for posting this video - you've just made me late going back to work from my lunch hour! Lol! What a wonderful talent and vision.

    Cheers - Joolz

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  6. Oh - what a shame! It says the video is not available to me in 'my country'... Still, I'll try to imagine what it might have been like! ;-)

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  7. OH MY GOODNESS!!! What an amazing talent. Kev,the bigs and I watched it and were rightly astounded! She is a creative genius! I downloaded it 3 times before we actually got to see it! I dept walking away and someone else would get on the computer and I'd have to start all over! It was worth the wait. Thanks for sharing!!

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  8. That was Awesome and spellbinding. Do you know which stories from War she was telling??

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  9. Oh, Robynn......I googled this young gal. Here's a link about her telling stories through Sand Art..this particular one that won her the Top Prize Winner of Ukraine's Got Talent.
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/tvandradioblog/2009/aug/13/ukranian-sand-artist

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  10. This is most incredible...the art and the story..tears couldn't be helped. She is beautiful and definitely very passionate about her art.

    Thank you, this is definitely worth sharing.

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  11. An amazing artist...imagine being able to do something so beautiful with sand!!!!

    Thanks for sharing...
    Cheers

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  12. I am speechless, amazed and in awe.

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  13. Jyl sent me to watch this and all I have to say is WOW. That is the most amazing thing I have ever watched. Definitely going to have my girls watch this. Thanks for sharing!!

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  14. So awesome! I wish I understood the words to the song and maybe the history behind the painting.

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  15. Wow, I can't wait to spread this one around.

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  16. man that was powerful! had it gone on anymore I would have been full-on crying.
    I am forwarding this to jared (a music teacher) he is going to love it! i wonder if it is something he could show in his class?

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  17. I tried to watch this when you posted it but it would not load. Today was better I got to wach the whole thing. AMAZING!!!

    I am not sure it got it, but it was still fascinating to watch.

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  18. I swear I commented the other day, but this post is still marked as new in my reader. The joys of being ill, I can't remember what I did or did not do!!

    I am glad that you watched the video (and shared it!) I posted even though I failed to express the reasons WHY I felt it was important.

    Much love,

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  19. Wonderful!!

    Thank you for sharing.

    SASS


    wv - cherrail - Cher has her own railroad ?

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  20. Thanks for sharing that. I've never seen anything like it - amazing.

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  21. I didn't get to see this yesterday so I came back. This is so good. Talent indeed!

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  22. Robynn thanks so much for introducing me to new form of art. I am Ukr myself, and never seen anything like that, what an amazing imagination, sand animation is just heart breaking art. Thanks for sharing again. Anna :)

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  23. Sand painting is beautiful, how people manage to do that is just incredile.

    Thanks for the altert about post of the day, that was a nice surprise.

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  24. Good grief it would be amazing just to see the finished picture but to see it being produced is A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.!

    Thanks for visiting me and taking the time to comment and for sharing this find. :)

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  25. wow, that was amazing! I wish I knew more about her - was she on a talent show of some sort? it's obvious that the people in the audience knew what she was drawing and it evoked a lot of emotion.

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