Horse games and other Kyrgyz games
We are glad to see you travelling in Kyrgyzstan and inform you about nomads, horse games and other national games. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you are going to hear about nomads who used to show their strength by professional horse riding. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will see that, all national games are related with horses.
During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you are going to get acquainted with the competitive team game Kok-Boru. It consists of two teams of 8 people. Their purpose is to throw the dead goat into the opponent's goal. We have to admit that, it is very difficult to throw 20-pound carcass.
In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed how Kyrgyz horses are strong and endurant. The next amazing game you are going to see in your tours in Kyrgyzstan is Erenish. It is almost same as Kok - Boru, but riders must to throw an opponent off the horse. We are sure that, you will like it in your in Kyrgyzstan. We present to your attention the next interesting game you must take a part in your tours in Kyrgyzstan is Kyz-Kuumai.
"Kyz Kuumai" game is used to be popular among nomads. We would like to tell you that, eastern men are always conquered loved ones by singing serenades under their windows as well as writing poems, but Kyrgyz prefer to show their power by perfect horse riding. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will find out that, "Kyz - Kuumai" is translated as "Catch up the girl". In general, this game is used to be part of wedding tradition. Actually, the game consists of bride and groom, where a groom must to catch a bride and kiss her. If bride doesn't want to marry him, she has right to hit him. We are sure that, you will love this game in your tours in Kyrgyzstan.
We would like to present you next game in your tours in Kyrgyzstan is wrestling-alysh. It is considered to be national wide - spread game in Greco-Roman and free style wrestling. There is also intellectual game as toguz korgool. The main features of this game are based on improving intellectual abilities and military strategic thinking.