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The World Nomad Games Are Almost Here

The World Nomad Games Are Almost Here

We've been posting a lot recently about the World Nomad Games — promo videos, festivals, photos from the first World Nomad Games. Today, less than in 7 hours the World Nomad Games will start in Issyk-Kul region, Kyrgyz Republic. Sports and cultural events will take place in both town of Cholpon-Ata and Kyrchyn gorge.

S. Dosaliev. The opening ceremony of the first World Nomad Games, 2014.

S. Dosaliev. The opening ceremony of the first World Nomad Games, 2014.

More than 50 countries have sent around 1,000 athletes to participate in the World Nomad Games. According to Azattyk, 500 mass media representatives, 320 of whom are representing foreign media from 35 countries will cover the event. Live streams will be provided by dozens of local and foreign TV channels. Spectacular opening and closing ceremonies, ethnic folk festival and 23 sports — all of those are awaiting us during September 3 to 8. 

The schedule is available on the official website of the World Nomad Games. 

The World Nomad Games were launched in 2014. The nomadic version of the Olympic Games are aimed at revival and preservation of the historical cultural heritage of the nomadic people’s civilization of the world. Representatives from over 40 countries have confirmed their participation to the date.

 

The Best From the Opening Ceremony of the World Nomad Games

The Best From the Opening Ceremony of the World Nomad Games

Aska-Tash Architectural Complex Renewed

Aska-Tash Architectural Complex Renewed