Kyrgyz National Cuisine Festival
Demonstration of cooking and testing of traditional courses from the oldest times involving participants. Explanation of recipes and stages of dish cooking. Traditional music and national games.
Venue: Karool-Dobo village, Chong-Kemin valley, Kyrgyzstan
Cleaning up at Son-Kol Lake
Cleaning up action; national group games (arkan tartmai, jooluk tashtamai and others); folklore show; display of making national felt and woven items; song contest; campfire .
Venue: Son-Kul Lake (northern lakeshore, 100 km from Kochkor Village), Kyrgyzstan
National Horse Games Festival
National horse games Ulak-Tartysh, Kyz-Kuumai, Tyiyn-Enmei, Er-Enish; Folklore show; Kyrgyz cuisine.
Venue: Jolgolot village,
Foothills of Kashka-Suu gorge, Kyrgyzstan
Taigan and Burkut Festival
Demonstration of hunting with a Golden Eagle; demonstration of Taigan dogs, the Kyrgyz Borzoi; show of Kyrgyz national games "Ulak-Tartysh" and "Tyiyn-Enmei" on donkeys by children. Exhibition and sale of handicrafts and souvenirs. Master-class on silk and wool scarf being made.
Venue: Tamchy village (northern lakeshore of Issyk-Kul), Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz Kochu Festival
Traditional annual moving of households from a high-altitude mountain pasture - jailoo to valleys. National games (Kyz-Kuumai, Tyiyn-Enmei, Er-Enish etc). National music and cuisine; join in a demonstration of dismantling a yurt.
Venue: Southern shore of Son-Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan
Birds of Prey Festival
Demonstration of hunting with a Golden Eagle; folklore show; exhibition and sale of handicrafts and souvenirs; tasting of Kyrgyz cuisine
Venue: Bel-Tam yurt (southern lakeshore of Issyk-Kul), Kyrgyzstan