Festivals in Kyrgyzstan 2021

The Kyrgyz festivals reflect Kyrgyz’s rich history and nomadic customs. Sport tournaments, races and events, homemade goods, wine, and performances are featured at the festival.
Today, festivals are a wonderful way to preserve customs and attract people from around the world, not just Kyrgyzstan. Arts and crafts, gastronomy, folk music, felting, birds hunting, and horse games are the most popular festivals. Many festivals in Kyrgyz take place in jails, where yurts display traditional dishes and handicrafts. There are various festivities.

Cyrgyz festivals are one of the best ways to hear about the cultures and customs of Kyrgyzstan and to enjoy them.
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No information has yet been reported about festivals and activities to be held in 2021. The following table lists the festivals and activities that will be held in 2020, to provide an indication of the styles and the scheduling of the events. Once this table is available, we will update it with details about 2021 activities.

Schedule of Kyrgyzstan tourism festivals and events in 2020
DateName / Location

Description

January 25Ski Challenge by CBT Arslanbob / Arslanbob village, Jalalabat RegionJoin us in Arslanbob in Southern Kyrgyzstan for our annual ski challenge and enjoy the beauty of Arslanbob’s walnut forest in winter. In addition to this unique experience, we offer you a real Kyrgyz-Uzbek folklore show.
May 9Bike Challenge by CBT Arslanbob / Arslanbob village, Jalalabat RegionJoin us and explore the amazing landscape of the Jalalabat region. A unique adventure in the mountains is waiting for you. Enjoy the beauty of our wonderful lakes and different villages. We offer you a real Kyrgyz-Uzbek folklore show.
June 20Festival “Kurak, terme, saima” / Barpy village, Jalalabat RegionDemonstration of national crafts: kurak, saima, terme.
July 04Agro Fest / Jaichy yurt camp, southern lakeshore of Issyk-Kul Lake, near Kok-Sai VillageFolklore concert, felt show, exhibition of home animals, Kyrgyz national games, wool made dressing exhibition, Kyrgyz food tasting, National Horse Games.
July 19National Horse Games Festival by CBT Kyzyl-Oi / Kyzyl-Oi village, Suusamyr ValleyNational horse games Ulak-Tartysh, KyzKuumai, Er-Enish; Folklore show; Kyrgyz cuisine.
July 25National Horse Games Festival by CBT Kochkor / Batai-Aral Yurt camp, on the northeastern shore of Son-Kol LakeNational horse games Ulak-Tartysh, KyzKuumai, Tyiyn-Enmei, Er-Enish; Folklore show; Kyrgyz cuisine.
August 6National Horse Games and Birds of Prey Festival by CBT Tamchy / Tamchy village, northern lakeshore of Issyk-Kul lakeDemonstration of hunting with a Golden Eagle; show of Kyrgyz national games Ulak-Tartysh and Tyiyn-Enmei.
August 15Birds of Prey Festival by CBT Bokonbaevo / 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.
August 29National Uzbek cuisine festival by CBT Jalalabat / Jalalabat, Jalalabat RegionUzbek cuisine cooking and demonstration.
October 3Autumn marathon In the walnut forest 8km /Arslanbob village, Jalalabat RegionPhoto exhibition and local handucrafts sale, folklore show, wrestling for kids, donkey racing