The ASEAN nations - a Russian vision
On May 19-20, 2016, during the anniversary Russia-ASEAN summit in Sochi, the First Interethnic Festival of Cultures of Russia-ASEAN was held. Within the framework of the festival, the opening of Sergey Kovalchuk’s personal photo project “The ASEAN nations - a Russian vision"
Myanmar: all the gold of Burma
Why do people need gold? It would seem a strange question. Gold is a symbol of prosperity and stability, power and beauty. When asked why gold was needed, photographer Sergey Kovalchuk tried to answer at his personal photo exhibition “Myanmar: All the Gold of Burma”
"Indonesia. The Territory of Ancient Traditions"
The photo project is based on materials of numerous travels in various regions of Indonesia.
Singapore. The Crossroads of Asia
In just fifty years, Singapore has gone from a sleepy fishing village, a “banana-lemon port”, to an important commercial outpost, from a former British colony to an independent progressive state. Diversity is the driving force of Singapore, the paradoxical intersection of two worlds, a mosaic of cultures where different beliefs, practices and languages harmoniously coexist.
Laos - The Land of Ecotourism
Laos connects the incompatible: Buddhism and communism, French chic and monumental Soviet aesthetics, ancient age-old foundations against a surprisingly youthful background. The country has the status of the youngest state in the region, where the average age is 21 years. At the same time, the area of 20 national parks - 14% of the country.
Brunei Darussalam: The Adobe of Peace
The photo project “Brunei Darussalam: The Adobe of Peace” first of all shows the audience not a comfortable all-inclusive paradise, but an unusual country with exotic nature for Russians, a different lifestyle for the people living in it, their historical traditions and modern life. Nature, architecture, modern realities - all this is the life of the modern sultanate - Brunei.
Vanuatu. The happiest country in the world
Where is the happiest country on earth? According to the results of one of the British ratings of the “Happy Planet Index,” the Republic of Vanuatu was named “the happiest country on the planet.”