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Felt show


We present to your attention felt show; you must to visit when you travel in Kyrgyzstan! During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find out that nomadic lifestyle is closely related with cattle-breeding and animal-related material culture. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will see many interesting items made of sheep and animal skin. You will be impressed in your tours in Kyrgyzstan how many beautiful things they can do!

It is known that the major material of Kyrgyz craftsmanship is felt. Felt is usually made from compressed sheep wool and reproduce a lot of valuable products as well as its scope is costly among Kyrgyz. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find felt which is used for covering yurts, clothing as the national robe chapan and ak-kalpak, toys, interior items and others. One of the significant usages of felt is making the famous Kyrgyz felt carpet - shyrdak. During your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be amazed by handmade ethnic ornament on carpets, which will not leave you indifferent!

In addition, you will see Kyrgyz mats - chiy, which are also made of felt and used for decorative purposes, for example - yurts. We recommend you to take a part in felt show which is held in Bokonbaevo and Kochkor villages.

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