The fabulous, tough Kyrgyz Republic is an adventurer's fantasy! More than eighty per cent mountainous, it brags a portion of the highest altitude and the second biggest mountain lake on the planet.
On one fringe lies China and the eastern domains of the Silk Road. On alternate sides, it is encompassed by its sister nations of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. 80 unique nationalities live here and rest guaranteed that you will never locate a warmer welcome; be it in a yurt in the valleys or in a home in the capital of Bishkek.
The Kyrgyz are descended from antiquated Turkic clans and have been nomadic cattle raisers for quite a long time and an extensive piece of the population remains semi-migrant, with sheep regularly dwarfing the populace!
Eventful, momentous and loaded with fun, celebrations are held consistently. These mirror the way of life, culture and enthusiasm and energy of the general population of Kyrgyzstan.
The new yearNouruz is praised on the vernal equinox in late-winter.
Splendid new attire is readied, a multigrain porridge Sumolok is served and wishes for peace, success and wellbeing are traded.
Alongside the national Horse and Game Festival in July, there is additionally the Birds of Prey
Falconry has been a Kyrgyz convention since old circumstances and these winged animals of prey are a portion of the best seekers.
The national dish of Kyrgyzstan is Besh-Barmak "five fingers" - purported in light of the fact that it used to be eaten without utensils. It is made with meat - generally, horse or lamb and noodles that are boiled in the stock.
Another Kyrgyz dish is Oromo "filled pack", in which minced meat and vegetables are steamed inside a pocket of a delicate mixture. The most widely recognized drink is Kumis - matured female horse's milk and other conventional beverages are made with camel or sheep milk.
The sharp mainland atmosphere and migrant culture demand down to earth attire. Cushioned layers, sheepskin coats – the chapan, silk tunics and felt caps give warmth and versatility. The kalpak, the white men's fleece cap is worn all over. Made out of four triangles of felt, the base can be moved up to form a brim.
It's absolutely an unmistakable element of dress in Kyrgyzstan.
Young ladies customarily wore long white dresses with weaved velvet vests. Substantial skirts would be worn over these in winter.
The Kyrgyz have been famous for their musical talent since ancient times.
The most well known Kyrgyz epic is Manas, the thousand-year-old story of a legend who protected his territory and his kin.
Longer than the Iliad and the Odyssey combined, it recounts the lifestyle of the Kyrgyz people - their customs, traditions, morals, religious rites, knowledge of medicine, and diplomatic relations