18/03 23:41
 

Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Belgium celebrated Nooruz holiday in the European Parliament

Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Belgium celebrated Nooruz holiday in the European Parliament

 Bishkek, March 18 / Kabar /. The Kyrgyz Embassy in Belgium together with the diplomatic missions of Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Turkey hosted a reception in the European Parliament on the occasion of the International Day of Nooruz.

The celebration was held under the patronage of the Chairman of the European Parliament Martin Schulz.

Throughout the evening guests were given the opportunity to become acquainted with the customs of nations - organizers, the history and tradition of celebrating Nooruz holiday.

Magazines, brochures and booklets about the history and culture, investment attractiveness and tourism potential of Kyrgyzstan were demonstrated within the event.

The Embassy also organized an exhibition of products of Kyrgyz folk arts and crafts made of felt and leather, items of clothing, silver jewelry and souvenirs.

The felt handcraft: national carpets - shyrdaks, men's and women's hats and silk scarves with a felt ornament caused particular interest of European deputies.

Guests tasted traditional dishes of countries celebrating the day of the vernal equinox.
 

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