An American couple Grace Brogan and John Kamman are living in a yurt that they bought for $5000.
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.
Yurt, a portable dwelling of Central Asian nomads, may be recognized as a cultural heritage of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan by the end of 2014.
American company Rainier sells premium class yurts in the United States.
Production of small yurts capable of accommodating 6 people has been launched in Semey.
Astana city has been presented with an innovative version of yurt (nomadic tent) called Nomad before the Capital Day.