Frequently Asked Questions

1) What are "Ringing Cedars of Russia"?

The Ringing Cedars of Russia is a series of books describing a set of events written by Vladimir Megre. The story began in 1994 on the bank of the River Ob amidst the endless expanses of the Siberian taiga. The well-known Siberian entrepreneur Vladimir Megre met with two elderly gentlemen who told him about the amazing properties of the Siberian cedar (also known in the West as the Siberian pine ). At first he didn't pay much attention to what they told him, but as he continued to reflect on it, Vladimir began to discover, in the historical and scientific literature he examined, more and more evidence supporting their words. Finally he decided to organize an expedition with a fleet of river steamers. The expedition was ostensibly for commercial purposes, but in actual fact his overriding motivation was to find the elders again and learn more about the secrets of the cedar.

The books set forth - in very clear language - profound ideas about the education of children and the importance of communicating with living Nature - ideas ranging from nutrition and health to spirituality and sexual relations. With their practical wisdom on matters of everyday life, the books have become the basis for a number of sociological studies and scholarly papers.

2) Who is Vladimir Megre?

Vladimir Nikolaevich Megre is a well known writer, the author of the "Ringing Cedars of Russia" book series. You can read about V. Megre at

3) Who is Anastasia?

Anastasia is a young woman, born in 1969, who is living in Siberian Taiga near a river named "Ob". She is the heroine of V. Megre's books.

4) What is the purpose of 2008 Conference with Vladimir Megre in Turkey?

First is the meeting of the Author with the readers of the Ringing Cedars of Russia from all over the world.

Secondly, there is a large ammount of valuable information which did not make it in the books which the author will be happy to share with the readers.

The final purpose of the conference is to provide readers of the Ringing Cedars of Russia Series from all over the world with answers to their questions and the oppotunity to meet new people with the same ideas and goals.

5) When will it be held and how long will it last?

The conference will be held for seven days from October 03/2008 to October 10/2008.

6) Why was Turkey chosen as the place for the conference?

Turkey was chosen because of a favourable geographic location and affordable acommadations and travel costs for the attendies. Part of the reason is tied to the release of the first book of the Ringing Cedars of Russia series in the Turkish language.

7) Will Anastasia be attending the conference?

At this time Anastasia's visit is not planned for the 2008 conference.

8) What is the conference program?

Please follow the link to view the conference program -

9) What will Mr. Megre talk about on the conference?

Mr. Megre will talk about his new upcoming book, as well as some new information which did not go into the books.

10) Will Vladimir Megre be answering questions on the conference?

Mr. Megre will be answering questions from the audience.

11) Will there be a translator for Mr. Megre?

There will be a simultaneous translation into three languages - English, German, and Turkish. Vladimir Megre will be speaking in Russian language.

12) Will there be any other distinguished guests on the conference?

At this time it is unknown what other speakers will attend the conference.

13) Will I meet like-minded people at the conference?

There will be readers of the Ringing Cedars of Russia Series from different parts of the world.

14) How many people are planned to attend the conference?

The conference is is planned for the audience of 1000 - 1500 people.

15) What is the admission fee?

Admition fees to the conference are as follows: 4 days admition: $80 8 days admition: $120

16) How do I sign up for the conference?

Please fill out the following form - Participate Form.

17) I would like to speak at the conference?

Please direct your inquiry to with detailed information on who you are and what you would like to speak about.

18) I would like to help. How do I become a volunteer?

Please fill out the form here - Participate Form.

19) Can I advertise the conference on my website?

You can certainly advertise the conference on your web page. Banners to the conference website are located here - .

20) I have more questions, who do I contact?

Please go to our Contact page for information on how to contact us in the most convenient way.

21) Can I register through Ringin Cedars Press for the conference?

You cannot register for the conference through Ringing Cedars Press, they are not participating in the conference.