Dutar – the Ballad of Abdugopur Kutlukov

APCEIU, ICHCAP & UNESCO (2022). Bringing living heritage to the classroom in Asia-Pacific: a resource kit. Bangkok: UNESCO Multisectoral Regional Office in Bangkok.
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This lesson plan is intended for 7th-grade students studying Uyghur language and literature, music subject in Kazakhstan. By delving into the Ballad of Abdugopur Kutlukov, students will not only become acquainted with the narrative of the ballad but also gain insight into and draw comparisons between the roles of two musical instruments: the Uyghur Dutar and the Kazakh Dombra, within their respective cultural contexts. Group activities will be employed to foster students’ communication skills and, simultaneously, instill in the younger generation an awareness of the significance and intrinsic value of living heritage.

Country: Kazakhstan

Pages in document: 173-174

Related project or programme: Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Formal Education in Asia and the Pacific

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