Folklore show is a great genre that contains sanat along with ritual songs and lyrics, moralizing oral poetry, proverbs and sayings, myths and legends.
The origin of people of Kyrgyzstan is accompanied with the myth: according to it, the word "Kyrgyz" is made up of two words - "Kirk" and "Kyz", which means "forty" and "girl". Forty girls became pregnant because of drinking frothy water then gave birth to Kyrgyz.
Kyrgyz people are known for their taste for music. They divided their music into songs and kuu. Kuu is considered to be genre of all musical works of folk instruments. Komuz, kyyak, chopo choor are the most famous musical instruments.
A special part of the Kyrgyz folklore is the work of akyns and manaschi. Akyns are folk singers improvising and playing komuz or kyl-kyyak. Manaschi are the narrators of the epic Manas, not accompanied by the musical instrument. And during a tour you have an opportunity to listen to them. The tone of the epos changes with intonations, changing the dynamics and emphasis on the dependence on the content of the fragments. The epic demonstration gathers lots of people and can last for many days and weeks.
The show can be shown in Bishkek by professional musicians, payment is 100$ per a group. And in the Kochkor village by local musicians, payment is 50$ per a group.
Kyrgyzstan is a country of great emotions and you can feel these emotions through the folk show! For that you need to start for a tour, and our company is ready to organize it! Have a great and full of emotions holiday.