21/11 23:19

Bishkek to host exhibition of Kyrgyz national hat "elechek"

Bishkek, November 21 / Kabar /. Exhibition of the Kyrgyz national hat for women "elechek" will take place in Bishkek from 28 November to 12 December of this year. 

Head of the department for external relations of the Kyrgyz State Historical Museum Gulnara Cherikbaeva told that the project "Elechek" began its work to restore the Kyrgyz traditional headdress of married women "elechek" from January 2013 with the support of the Christensen Fund.

"Project "Elechek" together with the State Historical Museum organizes an exhibition, as the final stage of their research work. Historical photographs from the State cinema archives, documents from the collections of the State Historical Museum of the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as historical exhibits of the museum will be exposed at the exhibition, " said Cherikbaeva.

Various kinds of elechek will be presented made within the framework of the project. These elechek made on the basis of the study of historical and ethnographic materials collected from Osh, Naryn, Issyk - Kul and Tajikistan’s Murghab district.


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