Kyrgyzstan is famous for its musical culture. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by knowing how diverse Kyrgyz folklore as a genre. In addition you will get acquainted with sanat (moralizing poetry), oral poetry, proverbs and sayings, riddles and fairy tales, myths and legends. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan you will learn more about nomadic folklore!
In the course of tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told a legend that Kyrgyz people appeared due to forty girls who drank frothy water from river and became pregnant. Generally, Kyrgyz music is divided into songs and kuu. Kyu consists of all musical works for folk instruments.
There national musical instrument as a three-stringed pinch komuz, kyyak, chopo choor. We have no doubt that you will like to play on them in a tour in Kyrgyzstan.
In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you have the opportunity to see the special work of akyns. They are considered to be talented folk singers who can improvise and reproduce best compositions by using national instruments as komuz or kyl-kyyak. Also, there is Manaschi. He is able to perform Manas epic without being accompanied by any musical instrument. The fact is that, this even may long for weeks. We recommend you to take additional days in tours in Kyrgyzstan.
The folklore show is held in Bishkek by professional musicians - 100 $ from the group. In Kochkor village by local musicians - 50 $ per group. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan don't miss to visit the show!