The Shepherd’s Life Association invites all comers to their “Kyrgyz Kyochu” Festival, (“Kyrgyz nomadic camp”). The festival is planned to be held on Saturday, August 14th on the southern shores of Lake Son Kul. The event will present the traditional migration of nomadic shepherds from the high mountain pastures to lowlands valleys. Guests will be invited to participate in the dismantling and preparation of yurts and other objects for transport. Also, there will be demonstrations of traditional horse games and samples of traditional Kyrgyz cuisine. Tickets cost 650 som per person, including lunch and participation in all the activities.
For further information, contact the KCBTA office: 58, Gorky Street, (at the intersection with Matrossov Street). Tel: (0312) 443331, 540069.