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Public bath
3 years ago

Public bath

In Kyrgyz families it is common to take public bath. But what is actually public bath and how does it work? Public bath originated from a communal need for …
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Ala Kachuu: Kyrgyzstan’s Bride Kidnapping
3 years ago

Ala Kachuu: Kyrgyzstan’s Bride Kidnapping

State authorities in Kyrgyzstan are trying to fight practices of bride kidnapping in the country, but some research suggests about a third of all marriages are from kidnapping while the practice …
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Kyrgyz Art
3 years ago

Kyrgyz Art

Kyrgyz art is a fascinating part of the culture that is not well known by the world. Produced mainly by the nomads to transfer their love and beauty to …
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Flag of the Kyrgyzstan Republic
3 years ago

Flag of the Kyrgyzstan Republic

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History

Kyrgyzstan is officially called the Kyrgyz Republic or Republic of Kyrgyzstan, being the very last one of the former Soviet Union Republics that seceded and declaring independence (August 31, …
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History of Kyrgyz Independence
3 years ago

History of Kyrgyz Independence

In 1916 russian power reached a small country in the eastern Asia, Kyrgyzstan. During the I World War, Russia tried to assemble military forces out of eastern countries. …
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Kyrgyzstan – Land of Manas Hero
3 years ago

Kyrgyzstan – Land of Manas Hero

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The Kyrgyz people were originally settled in Siberia (around Yenisei). After pressure from Mongols their groups became nomadic tribes and move to area of Kyrgyzstan.

The Sacred Land of Manas


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Summer school in Yurts
3 years ago

Summer school in Yurts

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Out from the city, in the mountains, Kyrgyzstan belongs to nomads. From April to September, they live in yurts, with their horses, sheep, cows, etc. From October to March, it …
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Kyrgyzstan – real heaven for a meat eater!
3 years ago

Kyrgyzstan – real heaven for a meat eater!

Have you ever dreamt of a place, where you can eat every kind of meat – and it will be the best meat you could have ever tasted? So now, …
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Life in the Yurt
3 years ago

Life in the Yurt

Every year in the end of May, the life of the Susamyr´s nomads starts in their Yurt, a traditional tent for the kyrgyz people.

The habitation is composed by …
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