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Goat polo, tug-of-war as Central Asia readies for Nomad Games
Goat polo, tug-of-war as Central Asia readies for Nomad Games

In a melee of hooves and hands, a scrum of horseriders on the plains of Central Asia wrestle to get control of the ball.

Goat polo, tug-of-war as Central Asia readies for Nomad Games
Shooting of Nomads movie in Almaty region. ©facebook.com/rkrasnoperov
Doctor of Historical Sciences from Kazakhstan explains country's large territory

According to Doctor of Historical Sciences Kanat Uskenbai, today Kazakhstan occupies the large territory thanks to its ancestors, who were nomads.

Doctor of Historical Sciences from Kazakhstan explains country's large territory
© Tengrinews illustration
UNESCO recognizes Kazakh yurt and kuy as cultural heritage of humankind

The UNESCO has included the art of Kazakh dombra kuy and traditional knowledge and skills in Kazakh and Kyrgyz yurt into the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

UNESCO recognizes Kazakh yurt and kuy as cultural heritage of humankind
©Carlos Barria/Reuters
Teenager ties himself to horse and survives four days in Kazakh steppe

A teenager from a remote Kazakh village has survived four days in the steppe with no food or water. He spent the days on horseback, just like the nomads of the times long past.

Teenager ties himself to horse and survives four days in Kazakh steppe
©Still of Tengrinews video
Efforts to preserve rare nomad dog breed in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is stepping up its efforts to preserve the nearly extinct tazy dog breed.

Efforts to preserve rare nomad dog breed in Kazakhstan
First World Nomad Games draw crowds
First World Nomad Games draw crowds

World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan gave thousands of visitors a taste of real nomadic spirit of competition.

First World Nomad Games draw crowds
©Dinara Urazova
Golden Princess found 2 years ago finally shown to public

The most significant archaeological find in Kazakhstan has finally been presented to the anxiously waiting public.

Golden Princess found 2 years ago finally shown to public
© arhcentr.kz
Reconstruction shows how ancient Scythian 'Princess' discovered in Kazakhstan looked like

Western Kazakhstani archaeologists finally displayed the exclusive artifacts found in the ancient noble woman burial site discovered in 2012 and presented the reconstructed garment of the Golden Woman.

Reconstruction shows how ancient Scythian 'Princess' discovered in Kazakhstan looked like
Tengrinews.kz file photo
Production of Kazakh national Talkan dish launched

Production of Talkan - a Kazakh national dish made from sprouted wheat - has been launched in Kazakhstan for the first time ever.

Production of Kazakh national Talkan dish launched
Photo courtesy of rainier.com
Premium class yurts sold in U.S. for $75 thousand

American company Rainier sells premium class yurts in the United States.

Premium class yurts sold in U.S. for $75 thousand
"Canvas" hotel. Photo courtesy of ecosalon.com
Yurta village hotel in the south of Norway

A new hotel, a peculiar collection of yurta homes, was built in the south of Norway.

Yurta village hotel in the south of Norway
Potter trade. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
PHOTO: Nomad civilization festival to be held in Astana until July 6

Nomad civilization festival called Millenniums around Astana will be held in Kazakhstan capital on July 3-6.

PHOTO: Nomad civilization festival to be held in Astana until July 6

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