Kazakhs set new world record in building traditional yurt


The Kazakhs beat the Kyrgyzs world record in building the traditional yurt (17 minutes).

The record of the Kyrgyz people was 14 minutes.

New record was set at the festival of the national cuisine Toy-Kazan-2014 held in October in Almaty, Kazakhstani media reported.

Kyrgyzstan’s record (17 min) was set during the first World Nomad Games held in September 2014.

Prior to Kyrgyzstan, the record belonged to the Mongols – 1 hour 12 minutes.


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