The Snake and the Dream

Old Russian Folktale – In a certain land there was a King who had a dream and as he slept, he saw a fox hanging by the tail of the roof of the palace. When he awoke he remembered his dream and couldn’t get it out of his mind. At last he called his counselors…

White Eagle Legend of Poland

The White Eagle is the oldest symbol of Poland, but there was always another half to this story that was missing, pushed aside and then totally forgotten, because it was only kept in the hearts of Polish women. Until finally no one carried the part of the legend anymore. It was an ancient Grandmother’s legend that…

Artist and Graphic Designer Maria Menshikova

Fire & Water Dreaming

Video by Baba Phoenix – I made this video based on the power and message of this particular song, which is about the great losses that women suffer from men’s wars. With such destruction, to both woman and her family, her husband, brother or even her own rape from the darkest sexual misuses of soldiers…

Lithuanian Folk Song – Kaledy Rytu Roze Inzydo

The Journey of the Rose Lyrics Christmas’ morning a rose has bloomed, lylio kalėda kalėda, Sunday morning a miracle has happened, lylio kalėda kalėda A Miracle happened as the lake is frozen, lylio kalėda kalėda The Young boy was smashing the ice, lylio kalėda kalėda, Was s Smashing the ice, to give the horse a drink, lylio kalėda…

The Red and Black Dragons – Turkish Folktale

There was once a Padishah who had the misfortune to have all his children stolen as soon as they reached their seventh year. Grief at this terrible affliction caused him almost to lose his reason, ‘‘Forty children have been born to me,’’ said he, ‘‘each seeming more beautiful than the one which preceded it, so…