In the Republic of Kyrgyzstan people very fond of holidays and celebrate them, as they say, ” in grand style.” Cheerful music sounds in buses, take place concerts, fairs, competitions and even a variety of events.

 

New Year.

This is an international holiday that is widely celebrated in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan. Cities are decorated with Christmas balls, garlands and lanterns, and in the squares, – placed the presidential Christmas tree. In kindergartens and schools are coming up with exciting Christmas program, and companies celebrated it together in restaurants and cafes.

 

An Orthodox Christmas.

In the Kyrgyz Republic, this holiday is also celebrated, as in other countries. There are holiday dishes on the table, Christmas tree, cheerful music and of course congratulations of Happy Christmas.

In the coming 2016, Kyrgyzstan and Bishkek Diocese will present a documentary film entitled “Orthodoxy in Central Asia.”

In the Conference Hall of the Saint Resurrection Cathedral was a premiere of the film. The film reflects the history of Orthodoxy in Central Asia, which begins with the 19th century.

The Christmas Eve has a tradition, not to eat until the first star appears in the sky. According to this belief, just at the same time a new day starts. Also, remains a tradition in the Christmas holidays (between Christmas and Epiphany), tell fortunes about betrothed and future.

 

Nooruz

considered a very ancient holiday. This holiday symbolizes renovation of nature. The customs and traditions of the celebration of this momentous day passed from generation to generation. It is celebrated in the whole of Central Asia, it is only slightly changed its name, but the essence of the holiday is not changed by this.

March 21 – the day of the vernal equinox.

On the eve of Nooruz, residents of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan clean their house, thereby symbolize as cleaning house from quarrels, insults and disease. On the tables are a large number of drinks with milk and water (that harvest in the new year was good), and all try to not to swear and be in a good mood.

The holiday is celebrated with concerts, fairs and various competitions. He is considered one of the most important holiday of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan.

International Labor Day. Everyone knows the date – “1 of May, 1886”. On this day, the American workers organized a strike, they demanded that the working day lasted no more than 8 hours.

That day, in the Kyrgyz Republic is a great holiday. At this day take place horse races, organize competitions and national games on horses.

 

Constitution day.

On May 5, the Kyrgyz Republic celebrate the Day of the Constitution. On this day, in 1993, at the 12th session of the Supreme Council of the Republic the Constitution was adopted and Republic became named as the Kyrgyz Republic.

At the weekend the streets are decorated with flags. In the capital, take place exhibitions, concerts, shows and sporting events.

 

The Victory Day.

This holiday is memory day of fallen heroes. This is a holiday of reverence, gratitude and pride.

During the war, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan has made a considerable contribution to the victory over Germany.

Today, on this day – all the people of the Kyrgyz Republic congratulates veterans. In the city, many concerts, promotions and fairs take place. Presents awards, diplomas and prizes.

 

Independence Day.

August, 31 the Kyrgyz Republic celebrates the Independence Day. In 1991, the extraordinary session of the Supreme Council of the Kyrgyz Republic adopted a resolution “Declaration of State Independence of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan.”

Independence Day of the Kyrgyz Republic is one of the most important national holidays. The country celebrates the anniversary of the state.

Kyrgyz people preparing a festive program ahead. Sports, performances of folk groups, variety shows, fairs, and of course fireworks!