It was the beginning of the Kyrgyz tradition to decorate their yurtas with mosaic-designed nags (shyrdak) and to use beautifully colored strips of cloth to keep the assembled parts of the yurta together. The latticed top of the yurta was usually covered with ornamented mats. Being made of |leather and wood, household utensils were safe and unbreakable during transportation.Continue reading

Mass media in Kyrgyzstan

The public’s right to know is one of the central principles of any democratic society. In Kyrgyzstan the right to freedom of speech is-guaranteed by the Constitution. This right resulted in a great number of newspapers and magazines issue in the republic. The Kyrgyz people are great readers of newspapers and many of them begin their day by reading or listening to the latest news.Continue reading

KG Visa

Kyrgyzstan has a visa –free regime for citizens of more than 60 countries- Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia,  Tajikistan, Vietnam, Cuba, Malaysia (up to 30 days), Mongolia (up to90 days), Turkey (up to 30 days), Ukraine (up to 90 days), Uzbekistan (up to 60 days) and Japan.Continue reading