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...

ICH Meets Students in Mongolia

The 2018 Central Asian ICH Film Festival was held from 29 to 31 August 2018 at the Mongolian Art Gallery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. It was organized by ICHCAP and hosted by the Foundation for the Protection of Natural and Cultural...

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...

Central Asian ICH Shines in Mongolia

The 2018 Central Asian ICH Film Festival will be held from 29 to 31 August 2018 at the Mongolian Art Gallery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Organized by ICHCAP and hosted by the Foundation for the Protection of Natural and Cultural Heritage...

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