Birds of Prey Festival

  • Date: 12th August 2017
  • Location: Bokonbaevo town, south shore of Issyk Kul
  • Region: Issyk Kul
  • Brief description: Demonstration of hunting with the Golden Eagle, folklore show, exhibition and sales of handicrafts and souvenirs, tasting of Kyrgyz cuisine
  • Entrance fee: To be announced

Festival Birds of Prey is already traditional and popular cultural event at the south shore of the lake Issyk Kul, near Bokonbaevo town. The only festival dedicated to birds of prey and eagle hunting, which has the strong tradition in this region. Hunters from Bokonbaevo were the best in the country. Many hunters are still active, maintain the tradition and hunt during the winter months. The hunting performances are accompanied by various games, folklore show and local cuisine.

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