The Best From the Opening Ceremony of the World Nomad Games
It is finally here — the World Nomad Games we all have been waiting for — the games are officially opened. The hippodrome in Cholpon-Ata has gathered 10,000 viewers and much more people following the event on media. The show has started at 8.30 PM local time. Horsemen, a number of performances, 3D-show, a 1,000 people playing a national musical instrument, komuz, where else can you see that? We've collected the best from the opening ceremony for our readers.
Here are some photos and videos from the opening ceremony.
A thousand komuz players playing 'Mash Botoi', a famous Kyrgyz tune.
The full video of the opening ceremony by Sputnik Kyrgyz Republic is available below.
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.