World Nomad Games 2016 in Kyrgyzstan

World Nomad Games 2016 took places in the Kyrgyz Republic from September 3rd till 8th at the Issykul Region. “Mash Botoi”performed by thousands of komuz players from Kyrgyzstan at the World Nomad Games 2016 Opening ceremony was awarded Guinness World Record! Almost half of them were students from all universities of the Kyrgyz Republic, the rest were teachers.Continue reading “World Nomad Games 2016 in Kyrgyzstan”

My soul cries…

My soul cries, can you dispute it? How could you call my sisters stupid, All young, fourteen from  Kyrgyzstan, Natalia! Seventeen, in total, women died by fire! Who are the Kyrgyz? Supportive, kind At times of tragedies their hopes’re up These girls might know a little Russian The age made them believe in Russians You were with them, oneContinue reading “My soul cries…”

Say “No More” to bride-kidnapping!

2014 Social Work Home-Country Project  devoted to the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence campaign Project in Naryn, on prevention of bride-kidnapping initiated by Aigul Abdyldaeva, 2014 MSW Candidate from George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, an alumna of the international exchange program funded by the OpenContinue reading “Say “No More” to bride-kidnapping!”