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Event dates  Name Description Location Organizations Level
2nd ofFebruary Festival “Kyrgyzstan – country of alpine skiing and winter recreation” Entertainment program, music, competitions, skiing and snowboarding. “ZIL” ski base in Chuy region Department of Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic, Council on Development of Business and Investments under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, JICA alumni association, International Business Council, Trekking Union of Kyrgyzstan Governmental
17th ofMarch “Yntymak” festival The festival program includes Taigan dog show, propagandaof purebred breeding of Taigan hunting dogs and Golden Eagles (experience exchange). Chuy region, Chuy – Tokmok, Sovetskoe village «Sanat-Kumai»,Public association«Kyrgyz Jash Kyuch»

Coordinator

p. +996 555756564

International 
21st ofMarch Nooruz Tradition of preparing national dish of sumolok on the day of the spring equinox, local governments would organize concerts and small national sport competitions.  Bishkek, All regions of KR Regional representative bodies Governmental
21-24th ofMarch “Nooruz” Festival In honor of the Nooruz holiday the event exhibits works of local artisans with the most authentic and popular types of their products. Bishkek Central Asia Crafts Support Associations’ Resource Centre in Kyrgyzstan«CACSARC-kg», Crafts Council of Kyrgyzstan,

Coordinator -

Chochunbaeva Dinara

p. +996 555 933375

International
24th of March-7th of April “Creative Industry in Crafts” The new project “Creative Industry in Crafts” will be held in the framework of the cultural revolution. The event will present the most creative ideas in the field of art, tourism and culture All regions of KR Coordinator -Chochunbaeva Dinara

p. +996 555 933375

Within Kyrgyz Republic
10-20th of April Aigul Fest Promotion of multicultural and national unity of youth, accumulation of youth initiatives on friendship and harmony, strengthening of relationships between different nationalities living in Kyrgyzstan  Batken region p. +996 773381527+9963622 50012 Governmental
5-6th of May Summer season opening 

International Tourism Fair «Issyk-Kul International Tourism Fair and Exhibition»

The purpose of the event is to establish business connections between the tourism industries of various countries, as well as to attract a significant number of foreign tourists for recreational and rehabilitation purposes in the region.  Hippodrome – Cholpon – Ata (Ruh Ordo) Department of Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic International
1st of June  “Joo-Guluk” TushooToi festival Annual festival. Festivalprogram:10K marathon, starting from the center of Bokonbaevo village to the coastal zone of Manzhyly-Ata Bokonbaevo villageand coastal zone of Manzhyly-Ata TPSA «Bokonbaevo-Manjyly», Bakyt Choitonbaev.P. +996 700 267795, +996 778267795 Regional
1st of June 

 

 

«King of the Mountain» – uphill events and health fair The purpose of the event is to promote a healthy lifestyle in the family. Competition participantsmustget to the top of the mountain first, in the shortest time possible. Competitions are held in 4 categories: 350 meters uphill race; 1,100 meters uphill bicycle race; teamcrossfit and family relay. Chunkurchak ski base Public association «Cycling Embassy of Kyrgyzstan», Event association «BOOM Studio», «Run the Silk Road» marathon and «Chunkurchak» Skiing resortp. +996 558586898

 

International
28th of June  «Kymyz» Festival The goal of the event is to praise the generosity of Kyrgyz people and treat guests with the traditional drink ‘Kymyz’, and also to familiarize them with the therapeutic properties of this drink. Naryn region, Kochkor district Public administration of the Kochkor District.Responsible officer:

Sadykova Elmira

P. +996 700 021717

Regional
13-14th of June «Tengrimusic»music festival The main goal is to develop event tourism in the Kyrgyz Republic, the infrastructure of the area, the formation of an attractive area image, and to attract tourists. Outstanding musicians and orchestras from around the world will be participating in the festival. Hippodrome in Cholpon-Ata,«Nomad» amphitheater,

«Ruh Ordo»

CoordinatorYurtaeva Victoria

p. +996 770787674

International
22nd of June «Kurak jana terme» Festival The festival is dedicated to Kurak–traditional name that is given to various types of products that are made from shreds sewn together (patchwork). The name comes from the word “kurak”, which means “stitched together – assembled from separate pieces” and refers to both finished products and the method of their production. This type of handmade products can be found throughout the whole Central Asia. It is also being practiced throughout Kyrgyzstan, in particularin the south of the country. Kara-Alma Conservation Area,Jalal-Abad region СВТ Jalal-Abad,P: +996 3722 21962,

+996 772 376602 (mobile)

 

Coordinator -

Ruhsora Abdullaeva

Regional
28-29th of June “Kyrgyz Shyrdak» international festival  The goal is to pass on the heritage from the ancestors, preserve intangible cultural values, develop the Shyrdak craft, involve the next generation of young people in the field of crafts and prepare new young craftsmen for the next festival Naryn region,At-Bashy district, Koshoy Stadium At-Bashy State Administration,«Altyn Choichok Uzdary» association, regional office.

Responsible officer:

Jarkyn Ibraeva

P. +996 555300400

International
28-30th of June  “Kol Fest” Central Asian music and arts festival The Festival will be held on the southern coast of Issyk-Kul lake. This large-scale event would involvethree days of creative art and interactive activities. The program includes a variety of activities ranging from yoga sessions at the sunset, to kymyz drinking competition and master classes in national handicrafts. Southern coast of Issyk-Kul lake,Bokonbaevovillage «Be travel» LLC.Batyrbekov Chyngyz

p. +996 556331106

 

International
13th of July  Festival “Bugu Ene” In order to develop and preserve the heritage of the traditions of the Kyrgyz people (handicrafts, traditions, customs, national cuisine, national games such as burkut-saluu, hunting with taigans, salbuurun).Also, a national clothing contest will be held during the festival.

Short films about “Bugu-ene” “Ak-ilbirs” will be shown there, where a folklore-ethnographic concert will also be shown in parallel.

Animal shelter «Bugu Ene» Naryn State Reserve, Naryn District,Naryn region Naryn regional state administration,Regional

tourism association,

District Association for Tourism “Naryn Sayakat”

p. +996 0551957957

p. +996 0701957957

International
14th of July  Festival of the national dishes  At the festival visitorscould learn how to cook traditional Uzbek dishes (kocho-pepel, gul-manti and kattama), and also to try those dishes Kyrgyzstan,Jalal-Abad region, Jalal-Abad city, Sovetskaya str., 3A СВТ Jalal-Abad,P: +996 3722 21962,

+996 772 376602 (mobile)

Coordinator -

Ruhsora Abdullaeva

Районный
15th of July Ethno-festival “Teskey Jeek” Program of the ethno-festival:- the show “Salbuurun”;

- ethno-sport games;

- yurt construction competition;

- folklore program;

- traditional equestrian games, Kok-Boru, KyzKuumai;

- craftsmen fair;

- national cuisine fair;

- presentation of Kyrgyz traditions;

- master classes in traditional crafts.

 

Territories of the Ton district  Department of Tourism, 

Public association

Ethno-Cultural Tourist Destination South Shore of Issyk-Kul”, Ton district

 

Head:Jyldyz Asanakunova

P. +996 777347419

International
20nd of July  “Mountain Travel” Festival  Festival includes national games such as Ulak-tartysh, Kyz-Kuumai, Tyiyn-Enmey, Er-Enish and others. The festival also organizes folklore shows and traditional Kyrgyz cuisine fair. Lenin’s PeakMountaineers Base Camp TPSA Sary-MogolAbdilla Tashbekov

P. +996 556 092627

International
5th of July  Eco-cultural event “Köl-Ene” Program:- a drawing contest among local schools pupils on the topic “Kol-Ene”;

- Thanksgiving for water;

- Сleaning of the coastal zone.

Coastal zone of Manzhyly-Ata TPSA «Bokonbaevo-Manjyly», Bakyt Choitonbaev.P. +996 700 267795, +996 778 267795 Regional
25th of July  National horse games Festival Those fascinating, traditional horse-riding games will take place on the high-mountain pastures of the Son-Kul lake, including: ulak-tartysh, kyz-kumay, tyiyn-enmey, and er-enish. Narynregion, Son-Kul lake TPSA KochkorBekbolot Builashev

+996 777 265559

+996 3535 51114

International
28th of July  National horse games Festival Traditional horse-riding competitions in Ulak-tartysh, Kyz-Kuumai, Tyin-enmey and er-enish. Kyzyl-Oi village,Suusamyr village administration

(aiylokmotu)

TPSA Kyzyl-OiArtyk Kulubaev

P.: +996 312 464785,

+ 996 555 417847

International
26-29th of July 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31st of July– 4th of August

 

 

 

 

International “Oimo” festival 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International “Oimo” festival

 

 

Artisans from different countries exhibit their products at the stalls of the Handicrafts Fair, which continues traditions of the Silk Road. Festival program includes performances from national artists and amateur groups, crafts fair, a parade of all participating artisans and guests of the festival, master classes and fashion shows from the local talents. The best artisans of the region conduct master classes for all interested children and adults. Bishkek, a square near «Ala-Too» movie theatre,National Museum of Fine Arts named after Gapar Aitiev

 

 

 

Cholpon – Ata, central town square, acrossEco centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

Central Asia Crafts Support Associations’ Resource Centre in Kyrgyzstan«CACSARC-kg», Crafts Council of Kyrgyzstan,

Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek City Hall, town administration of Cholpon-Ata, USAID in Kyrgyzstan, Museum of Fine Arts, Roza Otunbaeva Initiative, «Korni I Krylia»Art group, Okeev PF,Central Asian Network for Arts and Culture , PF «Shelkovyi Put».

Koshoeva Meer

+996 555 960577

International
3rd of August “Karagat Fest” The purpose of the festival is to promote berries and fruits growing in the Issyk-Kul region on the local and foreign markets.The festival program includes a festive parade of berries, farmers fair, an exhibition of technical equipment, workshops, competitions and a concert program. “Avep” NGO, Temirovka village, Issyk-Kulregion CoordinatorJasoolov Daniyar

0779357999

International
3rd-4th of August «Kyzyl Oruk» apricot festival The festival demonstrates the desire of local farmers to unite and seek for growth opportunities on the new markets. The goal is to promote and popularize the uniqueness of the apricot of the southern coast of Issyk-Kul region, mobilize domestic resources and attract foreign investment to develop fruit and vegetable production. «Kekilik» beach,Ton village TPSA «Bokonbaevo-Manjyly», BakytChoitonbaev.P. +996 700 267795, +996 778267795

 

Regional
3rd-4th of August Mountaineering in the Pamir (Lenin’s Peak) Festival National games, artists performances, climbing, trekking, downhill skiing, walking, riding on horseback and yaks.Sports (mountaineering) part of the Festival program includes: Climbing Lenin’s Peak. Climbing to the top of Razdelnaya Peak. Competition on the fastest ascent to the Lenin’s Peak. Osh region, Achyk-Tash tract Kyrgyz Alpine Club, Administration of the Chon-Alai district, administration of the Kashka-Suu regionP. +996 312 651221

 

Within Kyrgyz Republic
10th of August «Birds of Prey–Bokonbaevo” Festival Program includes:- exhibition of the birds of prey,

- craftsmen fair;

- national games with tourists;

- folklore program;

-   yurt construction competition;

- etc;

The idea of “traditions for the future” is to study the development of the traditional culture.

“Zhaychy” Yurt campKok-Sai village СВТ-BokonbaevoCoordinator

SaltanatKadyrkulova,

+996 779 455045

International
17th of August Osh Fest The culture of the Kyrgyz and Uzbek cuisines, local handicrafts, cultures of various ethnic groups of the area, showcase of the ancient caravan passing through Osh on its way along the Silk Road. City of Osh,Park named after ToktogulSatylganov Public association “Destination Osh”,Osh City Hall with the support of USAID

Business Development Initiative

AbdullaevAtabek

+996 557 190190
+996 550 339292

Regional
16-18th of August

 

“Salbuurun” International festival The festival program includes horse-riding nomad games – Tiyin Enmei and Kyz-Kuumai, competitionsbetween Kok-Boru teams, archery competitions and a demonstration of some elements of the traditional “Salbuurun”team hunt, with a group of horse-riding eagle hunters (berkutchi) accompanied by Kyrgyz hunting greyhounds – Taigans. Bokonbaevo village,

“Uch-Korgon” tract

 

«Salbuurun» federation

 

President of the Federation–

Almaz Akunov

+996 550 395094

 

International
25th of August 

 

 

 

J-Fest Summer Presentation of summer touristic activities- horseback riding, cycling and walking tours, accommodation in guest houses and yurt camps, folklore, Kok-Boru, and other services. Exhibitions and master classes from craftsmen, ethnocultural folklore concert. Issyk-Kulregion, Jyrgalanvalley «Jyrgalan»Ibakov Emil

P. +996 557 207777

International
16th of September  “Nukura” Festival National traditions of Kyrgyzstan, its products, demonstration of national dishes.Ethno-festivalprogramincludes:

Traditional crafts andnational products,

Cooking master classes,

Competitions in traditional games,

“Too koinundagy shaar” would present a photo exhibition at the Ala-Too stadium,

National and local products fair.

Naryn region, Naryn city  Vice Mayor of the city of Naryn S.Esenamanova,0555 008 760

 

Head specialist

N. Omurzakov

+996 700 872720

Regional
18th of October “Alma” Festival Stimulation and improvement of the quality of apple varieties grown in the Jumgal region. Naryn region, Jumgal district  State Administration,Chaek village,

Responsible officer

Isakova Gulbarchyn

P. +996 557 574781

Regional
15th of December 

 

Winter season opening The goal of the event is to promote active and healthy lifestyle among local people and to attract tourists who are interested in winter recreational activities. The event includes exciting competitions, fun relay races, small contests and gifts. Chuy region Department of Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic Governmental
19th of January 2020 Ski racing festival The aim of the event is to develop winter tourism in Arslanbob. The event program will include horse riding, 8K skiing, chess competitions, arm wrestling and live performances of national and Uzbek music. Jalal-Abadregion, Arslanbob village СВТ «Arslanbop»07773424760777342476

Hayat Tarykov

Regional

 

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