Festivals & Shows

 


Cultural and National Show in Talas – Discover a true nomadic experience at a traditional Kyrgyz Jailoo where you will taste amazing local food and have a chance to participate in local games!

Eagle Hunting Festival – Discover the traditional and beautiful art of eagle hunting in the Kyrgyz Traditional Games Festival.

Kok Boru & Kyrgyz Traditional Games Festival – Experience the exciting sport called Kok Boru. If you want to experience something local and traditional, this is for you.

Festivals in June

  • 20th of June: Kok Boru & Kyrgyz Traditional Games, Talas
  • 20th June: Festival “Kurak, terme, saima, oimo” | Location: Barpy village (Jalalabat Oblast) | Demonstration of making: kurak, saima, terme, oimo.

Festivals in July

  • 4th July: Agro Fest | Location: Jaichy yurt camp (southern lakeshore of Issyk-Kul Lake, near Kok-Sai Village) | Folklore concert, felt show, Kyrgyz national games, wool made dressing exhibition, Kyrgyz food tasting, National Horse Games
  • 11th of July: Kok Boru & Kyrgyz Traditional Games, Talas
  • 25th July: National Horse Games Festival (Kochkor) | Location: Batai-Aral Yurt camp, on the northeastern shore of Son-Kol Lake | National horse games Ulak-Tartysh, KyzKuumai, Tyiyn-Enmei, Er-Enish; Folklore show; Kyrgyz cuisine
  • 26th July: National Horse Games Festival (Kyzyl-Oi) | Location: Kyzyl-Oi village (Suusamyr Valley) | National horse games Ulak-Tartysh, KyzKuumai, Er-Enish; Folklore show; Kyrgyz cuisine.

Festivals in August

  • 1st of August: Kok Boru & Kyrgyz Traditional Games, Talas
  • 6th August: National Horse Games and Birds of Prey Festival (Tamchy) | Location: Tamchy village (northern lakeshore of Issyk-Kul lake) | Demonstration of hunting with a Golden Eagle; show of Kyrgyz national games “Ulak-Tartysh” and “Tyiyn-Enmei”
  • 15th August: Birds of Prey Festival (Bokonbaevo) | Location: Jaichy yurt camp (southern lakeshore of Issyk-Kul Lake, near Kok-Sai Village) | Demonstration of hunting with a Golden Eagle; folklore show; exhibition and sale of handicrafts and souvenirs; tasting of Kyrgyz cuisine.
  • 22nd of August: Kok Boru & Kyrgyz Traditional Games, Talas
  • 29th August: National Uzbek cuisine festival (Jalalabat) | Location: Jalalabat (Jalalabat Oblast) | Cooking forgotten traditional dishes of Kyrgyz and Uzbek cuisines. Tour of the vineyard and fruit tasting. Folk concert.