Ethno festival in Uzgen

Within the framework of the 30th anniversary of independence of the Kyrgyz Republic, on September 17, 2021 the Ethnofestival in Uzgen, Osh region of the Kyrgyz Republic was held. The festival was held to promote the historical and cultural heritage,...

Kyrgyz Traditional Wedding Customs and Rituals

As in other societies, the family may be the smallest social unit but holds the highest priority in Kyrgyz culture, so the making of a family is very important in Kyrgyzstan. This is why in Kyrgyz society wedding ceremony is...

Nomadic Horse Games in Kyrgyzstan

Prevalent in Kyrgyzstan, the horse symbolizes nomadic culture. The country’s folk literature reflects how the Kyrgyz people harmoniously live with the animal. For example, in Manas, the epic poem, the hero was inseparable from his horse, Ak-Kula, in every battle...