N°11788
Element Traditional spring festive rites of the Kazakh horse breeders (Kazakhstan)
Inscribed in 2018 (13.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title as submitted EN: Qubi smoking rite. A man kindles fresh tobylghy (a kind of juniper) in samovar. A woman treats a qubi (a wooden barrel for preparing kymyz (koumiss), greased inside with fresh May butter prior to smoking.