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Askiya is being performed in one of the teahouses of Kokand. Performers: Mansurjon Okhunov, Jorakhon Polatov and Bahodir Shokirov © Republican Scientific-Methodological Center for Folk Art, 2012


Art of Dombra Kuy and art of wit, as well as the skills in making yurts were inscribed on the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage



The Kazakh traditional art of Dombra Kuy (Kazakhstan), Traditional knowledge and skills in making Kyrgyz and Kazakh yurts (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan) and Askiya, the art of wit (Uzbekistan) were among thirty four new elements have been inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage during the 9th Session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage from 26 to 28 November 2014.