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John Kamman and  Grace Brogan. Photo © MPR News
American couple living in yurt

An American couple Grace Brogan and John Kamman are living in a yurt that they bought for $5000.

American couple living in yurt
© 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
Yurt. Photo © Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Yurt may be recognized as Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan's cultural heritage: UNESCO

Yurt, a portable dwelling of Central Asian nomads, may be recognized as a cultural heritage of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan by the end of 2014.

Yurt may be recognized as Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan's cultural heritage: UNESCO
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
©Tengrinews.kz
Semey streets decorated with small yurts

Production of small yurts capable of accommodating 6 people has been launched in Semey.

Semey streets decorated with small yurts
The concept-yurt. ©Arman Baymukhanov
PHOTO: Solar battery yurt present on Astana City Day

Astana city has been presented with an innovative version of yurt (nomadic tent) called Nomad before the Capital Day.

PHOTO: Solar battery yurt present on Astana City Day

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