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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.
29 августа 2016
Korean dog meat farmers seek fresh start 'It's a dying business,' Gong In-Young said as he watched US activists clear out the cages of his South Korean dog meat farm.
27 апреля 2016
Woman who 'taught France to cook' swept away by Irish food Did you hear the one about the Irishwoman who taught the French how to cook?
17 марта 2016
Scottish islanders don helmets for Viking fire festival Residents of Scotland's remote Shetland Islands brandishing swords and shields celebrated their Nordic roots in a fest that culminated in burning of a Viking ship replica.
27 января 2016
Japanese monks karate chop, chant in funeral contest Japanese Buddhist monks strutted their stuff in a contest highlighting sutra chanting skills, giving funeral sermons and loud karate chops.
09 декабря 2015
©liter.kz Headless human remains discovered in ancient Hun burials in Kazakhstan Archaeologists in Kazakhstan are puzzled over headless remains found in ancient burials of Hun and Sarmat warriors.
27 августа 2015
Photo © Oleg Paramonov Khan Qoryk Festival to open in Ulytau in celebration of 550 anniversary of Kazakh Khaganate First youth festival Khan Qoryk dedicated to the 550th anniversary of Kazakh Khaganate opens in Kazakhstan.
17 августа 2015
Photo © Turar Kazangapov Festival of nomadic civilization Millennia around Astana Festival of nomadic civilization Millennia around Astana was held in the capital of Kazakhstan from July 3 to 6.
08 июля 2015
©RIA Novosti Kazakhstan celebrates Central Asian New Year - Nauryz 21st March is the beginning of the celebration of the oldest holiday in the Kazakh Steppe - Nauryz, the day of rebirth and new beginning.
22 марта 2015
©riafan.ru Fashion makes headlines with Hollande wearing traditional Kazakh costume Francois Hollande putting on a Kazakh costume provoked a flurry of Internet jokes, some comparing the French leader to Borat. Was it really a bad fashion choice?
09 декабря 2014
© 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.
08 декабря 2014
©RIA Novosti WHO advises Kazakhs against drinking tea The World Health Organization has recommended Kazakhstanis to abstain from drinking tea during mealtime.
22 октября 2014
Frame from the video ©youtube.com Reaction of Kazakhstanis to kidnapping tested A South-Kazakhstani TV channel has tested public reaction to kidnapping of a girl in Kazakhstan's southern city of Shymkent.
30 сентября 2014
First World Nomad Games draw crowds World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan gave thousands of visitors a taste of real nomadic spirit of competition.
22 сентября 2014
©youtube.com 18-y.o. girl marries dog in India 18-year-old Indian girl has married a dog to break an evil spell that was supposed to bring misfortune to her first husband.
10 сентября 2014
Photo courtesy of  rus.azattyk.org Bride kidnapping incident in Kazakhstan Medieval traditions or not, but bride kidnapping continues in some parts of Kazakhstan. A bystander took a video of a failed attempt to kidnap a woman.
05 сентября 2014
Ancient Ethiopian walled city keeps modern life at bay Hyenas howl and feast on flesh every night outside the ancient walls of Harar -- one of Islam's holiest cities .
22 августа 2014
A dying business: family graves in Japan Every once in a while, Kumiko Kano meets a group of people with whom she has decided to spend eternity, one of a growing number in Japan who are shunning the expense and commitment of a traditional family grave.
04 июля 2014
Photo courtesy of event organizers Festival of nomadic civilization in Astana on June 4-7 A festival of nomadic civilisation - Millenniums around Astana - opens doors into the ancient culture and lifestyle of nomadic people.
18 июня 2014
Photo © Alisher Akhmetov First time ever electro jetigen at The Spirit of Tengri Have you heard the sound of jetigen? It is a Kazakh many-stringed harp-like instrument that is similar to Russian gusli.
30 мая 2014

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