It is important to note that, Kyrgyz folklore show is known from a long time ago. In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to get acquainted with ritual songs and lyrics, which contains sanat, oral poetry, proverbs and sayings, riddles and fairy tales, myths and legends. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will be surprised by its diversity.
In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told that, the word "Kyrgyz" has two meaning as: "Kirk" and "Kyz", which means "forty" and "girl". According to a legend, forty girls gave birth to Kyrgyz after drinking frothy water from the river. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will have a chance to listen famous songs of talented singers. It is known that, Kyrgyz divide their music into songs and kuu, where kuu includes all musical work.
When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will be shown the most popular musical instruments as a three-stringed pinch komuz, kyyak and chopo choor. All of them are played in different Kyrgyz events.
The next part of your tour in Kyrgyzstan is going to be done by the acquaintance of akyns. Akyn is a highly respected folk singer, who used to improvise and play stringed musical instruments as komuz or kyl-kyyak. It is worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and not to miss such perfect compositions. You are going to get know about Manaschi. It is a special kind of folklore and narrators. The Manas epic is usually never accompanied by any musical instrument. During your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by its tempo, intonations which makes it sound perfect. If you want to participate in this even, you have to take additional days in your tour in Kyrgyzstan, because the performance of the Manas epic can last for several days or even weeks.
For participation in folklore show by professional musicians in Bishkek will cost 100$ from the group and in Kochkor village - 50 $ from the group.