Art of Akyns, Kyrgyz epic tellers
Inscribed in 2008 (
) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (originally proclaimed in 2003)
Title as submitted EN: Ritual « Bata beru » before performing « Manas»
Photograph: Adishov A. E.
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