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Element Elechek, Kyrgyz female headwear: traditional knowledge and rituals (Kyrgyzstan)
Inscribed in 2023 (18.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title EN: Elderly women in the community conduct various rituals from wrapping elechek at the wedding ceremony to rituals dedicated to children. Marriage and a childbirth mark the significant transitions in a woman's life; guidance and assistance of elder women in these matters is highly valued.