Musical instruments

In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to be introduced by the musical instruments. It is known that, oral and musical art are considered to be an important part of Kyrgyz lifestyle. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will learn about Manas epic which is defined to be the biggest in the world. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan, will inspire you by the epic, which was written in the interval between the 16th and 17th centuries. The Manas epic was transmitted orally until the 20th century as well as translated into 20 languages. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will get acquainted by a huge work of more than 500,000 lines of text. Tours in Kyrgyzstan will give you opportunity to hear "manaschi" who used to retell Manas in a row without interruption. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will see it accompanied by the Kyrgyz national instrument - komuz.

There are also the poet-narrators - akyns. They are famous in improvisation and reproducing different kind of songs.

Kyrgyz musical instruments are komuz, temir-komuz, kyl-kyak, core, sorny, choor and zhetigen.

Kyrgyz music is usually related with nature, mountains and other events. We recommend you to travel in Kyrgyzstan and amaze by the different kind of musical instruments and talented singers.