Bishkek to host exhibition-fair of craftsmen

Bishkek, October 9 / Kabar /. Bishkek to host exhibition-fair of artisans, craftsmen dedicated to the Day of craftsmen of Kyrgyzstan, which is celebrated every second Sunday in October. President of the Board of Kyrgyzstan handicraft Zhanylbubu Karybekova told during a press conference in Kabar Agency.

The exhibition kicked off today near Ala-Too cinema. In recent years, interest in handicrafts has been increasing. Products not only bring profits to women and girls, but also demonstrate the complexity of making, the historical tradition and unique culture. The stock increases every year, said Karybekova.

The main objective of the exhibition is the development of the handicraft market of Kyrgyzstan, the revival of continuity of traditions, preserving cultural heritage, as well as promotion of Kyrgyzstan in the international area as the territory of environmentally friendly cultural tourism.

Fair will be held from 9 to 11 October.

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