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Winter Festival of Altai Nomads to be held (March 20-21)

Bayan-Ulgii /MONTSAME/ Governor’s Offices of Bayan-Ulgii aimag and Altai soum, Tourism Federation in the aimag in collaboration with Grand Altai Travel are to organize an event ‘Winter Festival of Altai Nomads’ on March 20-21 in a place named Buhun Uul in Ulgii soum.

The event aims to boost winter tourism and to promote tradition and culture of Kazakh nation. During the festival, various activities including Eagle festival, ceremonial parade that shows nomads’ culture, traditional game of Kazakh people such as kokpar- goatskin tug of war on horseback and tenge alu- grab the money as well as ambler horse and camel racing and wrestling tournament will be held.