Topics: Kyrgyz, Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz language Pages: 2 (386 words) Published: December 4, 2012
Course : Academic writing
Instructor’s name: Alyona E. Maksakova
Student’s name: Saida Tulendybaeva
Descriptive essay: Final version
Data: October 5, 2012
There are different traditions and holidays in Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyz people began New Year from Nooruz and waited successes in further life. One of the most popular and most spirited Great public festivals in Kyrgyzstan is Nooruz. There are some special food which has to be cooked. "Sumolok" was cooked in Nooruz night. Just few people know how to cook this now. Kyrgyzstan celebrates this festival during more than 10 years. In this day Kyrgyz people say to each other good wishes in every town, in every village, in every family. People also invite their relatives, friends and neighbors for dinner. People dress up and sing, dance, and play national instruments. Girls dance that national dance which is called "Dance of the flowers". Boys play a national instrument called "Komuz". During that time, people in the street of different nations talk, dance national dance, eat, play, and enjoy the holiday or just have good time with their families. At the same time from the early in the morning trade-fair, sale of farm products and consumer goods are gone off at the old Square. And many citizens buy a lot of young plants. People also invite their relatives, friends and neighbors for dinner. Nooruz is also known as a time for sharing. It's a time when people share their dreams, thoughts and hopes. Usually people cook various kinds of national dishes. One of them is Beshbarmak - combination of meat cut into small particles and noodles. Up to now Kyrgyz People eat this by hand; the name of Beshbarmak came from this. Simultaneously, festive actions are held in different regions of town and Republic. Then in afternoon Nooruz celebration goes on at Republican Race Track "Ak-Kula" where national equestrian sport games are taken place such as "Kok-Boryu", "Odarysh", "Kyz kuumai" etc. In the evening concert of songsters...
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