Professor Rahima Abduvalieva, who spent years with the Kyrgyz writer
and was a close friend, will share her memoirs about his creation.
You will also have a chance to try some small but tasty pieces of
Please come and be with us in a warm and memorable atmosphere.
The event will take place on December 10, 2010 from 2 to 4 pm at 83
Baker Street, London, W1U 6AG (The War Rooms)
Confirm your presence please.
Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic
119 Crawford Street, London, W1U 6BJ
tel: 0207 935 1462
fax: 0207 935 7449 www.kyrgyz-embassy.org.uk
New publication by Judith Beyer and Zemfira Inogamova - Baiyz Apanyn Zhashoo Tarzhymaly in Kyrgyz
Baiyz Apa (kyrg. “Mother Baiyz”) is an elderly Kyrgyz woman born in 1927 in northwestern Kyrgyzstan. The book serves as an extraordinary example of the lives of many Kyrgyz elders who have witnessed the beginning as well as the demise of the Soviet Union. The book consists of five sections: Childhood, School and War Times, Marriage and Family, Life in the Kolkhoz, and a concluding section in which she reflects on the years gone by. The story is told in Baiyz Apa’s own words and structured in a chronological way according to her own suggestions.
The Volkswagen Foundation and the Max Planck Institute have funded the publication of this book for Social Anthropo
If you are interested in receiving a copy, contact Judith Beyer
“At Chabysh 2010” annual festival will be held in Murghab, Tajikistan on July 17-18, 2010. “At-Chabysh 2010” is festival dedicated to the Kyrgyz horses. 20 Kyrgyz horses will participate in this event.
“At-Chabysh 2010” used to be divided into four parts. However, since the tragic events in the South of Kyrgyzstan, the other 3 events were delayed. “At-Chabysh 2010” in Osh, Djalal-Abad and Issyk-Kul are postponed until year 2011. Continue reading →
On June 16 a protest was held against the media coverage of Southern Kyrgyzstan outside the Russian Embassy, in London UK, organized by the Uzbek society. The protest was called: “Breaking the silence: Mass ethnic killings in Southern Kyrgyzstan”. Continue reading →
Community based tourism (CBT) is the practice of providing natural, value-packed travel services that utilize local accommodation, food, music, art, crafts and traditions. CBT is an excellent value and travel experience that supports rational and sustainable development. CBT gives travelers authentic visits inside homes, villages and heritages while delivering proceeds directly to the families that visitors stay with and buy from. Continue reading →