The Kalmyks themselves call their country Khalmg Tangch, which translates as “Kalmyk people”. The Kalmyks are mentioned in Genghis Had mostly written source on the history of the Golden Horde of the XIV century. In the Name Genghis khans of the Golden Horde are called Kalmyks. In Kalmykia are: the championship of Russia on rally-raids (2000), cultural-sports festival of Jangariada (jumps on horse and camel, as well as competitions in wrestling, archery, javelin throwing), spring meeting on the first day of the lunar month (festival of Tsagan Sara is a symbol of warmth and abundance), the sacred month Ur SAR (during which is celebrated the feast of the birth of Buddha and the Buddhist era). Kalmyk national cuisine: fish dishes, Berg (similar to dumplings), meat soups; Gomba (tea with milk, butter, nutmeg and Bay leaf); Arica (Arak) (milk vodka).
The fire of the Kalmyk people was considered the personification of the Sun God. So here there are some restrictions, for example, to cross through the fire or spit on him, is considered a sinful act. Do not try to extinguish the fire with water. You must wait until he goes out. Allowed to fill the fire with sand or earth.
The Kalmyks, like other ethertnet, have their own unique character. First, they are very open. These people are called extroverts. Secondly, they are practical and rational. Inherent in the Kalmyks and a certain perfectionism. Calmac always aspires to great deeds. He would spend his time and attention to the small-scale projects.