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National list of intangible cultural heritage of Republic of Kazakhstan

Thursday, Jul. 25, 2013 

Name of an elementCategory of an element/ ICH domain
1NauryzSocial practices, rituals and festive events
2

Falconry - Hunting with wild birds (eagles, hawks and etc.)

Knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
3

Aitys – art of music and poetic improvisation as a contest between akyns

Oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
4

Traditional knowledge and skills of manufacturing Kiyiz Yui/Yurt.

Traditional craftsmanship
5

Kazakh traditional art of performing dombra kuy

Performing arts
6Art of music performance on Kazakh national stringed instrument KobyzPerforming arts
7Kazakh traditional art of singing Performing arts
8

- Alpamys batyr

- Kobylandy batyr

- Yer targyn

- Yer Edige

- Kambar batyr

- Karabek batyr

- Kokshe batyr

- Son of Kokshe  Er Kosay

- Son of Aisa Akhmet batyr

- Alau batyr

- Tama batyr

- Karasay-kazy

- Yer Zhanibek

- Ensegei boily er Yessim

- Aidos batyr

- Zhetigen batyr

- Sabalak Abylaikhan

- Olzhash batyr

- Kabylan batyr

- Myrza Satbek batyr

- Orakty batyr

- Bogenbay batyr

- Kissa yer Kabanbay

- Yer Zhassybay

- Zhidebay batyr

- Olzhabay batyr

- Otegen batyr

- Rayimbek batyr

- Zhanibek batyr

- Myrky batyr

- Barak batyr

- Kokzharly Barak batyr

- Bazar batyr

- Berdikozha batyr

- Zhantay batyr

- Syrym batyr

- Yer Azhibay

- Arkalyk batyr

- Yer Kenesary

- Agybay batyr

- Yessenkeldi batyr

- Iman batyr

- Zhankozha batyr

- Sauryk batyr

- Suranshy batyr

- Bayseyit batyr

- Myrzash batyr

- Shayan batyr

- Kozheke batyr

- Beket batyr

Oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
9

Kyz Zhibek – Kazakh lyric and epic poem 

Oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
10

The book of Korkyt Ata – Kazakh epic 

Oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
11Kazakh zergerligi – knowledge and skills of Kazakh traditional jewellery making Traditional craftsmanship
12

Kokpar – Kazakh national horse-riding sports game

Knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
13Kazakh kuresy – Kazakh national style of wrestling Knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
14Kiyiz basu – traditional art of manufacturing feltTraditional craftsmanship
15

Besik – traditions of manufacturing and using Kazakh traditional baby cradle 

Traditional craftsmanship
16

Kymyz – technologies of manufacturing and meaning of Kumys, Kazakh traditional dairy product  made from fermented horse milk

Knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
17

Kozy Korpesh – Bayan Sulu - Kazakh lyric and epic poem

Oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
18

Zhetigen – technologies of manufacturing traditional polycord stringed musical instrument and art of performing on it

Performing arts
19

Sybyzgy – technologies of manufacturing traditional wind musical instrument and art of performing on it

Performing arts
20Shankobyz – technologies of manufacturing traditional reed musical instrument and art of playing on it Performing arts
21Orteke – Kazakh traditional art of music puppetryPerforming arts
22Kara Zhorga – folk dancePerforming arts
23Terme – singing and recitative genre of Kazakh folklore Oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
24Komei – Kazakh traditional art of throat singing and reciting Performing arts
25

Togyzkumalak/9 stones – Kazakh traditional board game

Knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
26Kazakh traditional art of carpet weaving Traditional craftsmanship
27Shubat – technologies of manufacturing and meaning of the national dairy product Shubat made of camel milkKnowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
28Kara Olen – genre of lyric singing Oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
29Baksy Saryny – ritual ceremonial song of Kazakh shamans, followed by dancingOral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
30Keste – Kazakh embroidery on various materialsTraditional craftsmanship
31Tekement – tradition of manufacturing felt carpetTraditional craftsmanship
32Teri ondeu – traditions and technologies of manufacturing leather products

Traditional craftsmanship

33Er-turman – technologies of manufacturing horse harnessesTraditional craftsmanship
34

Asyk – national game  

Knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
35Kazakh national cousineKnowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
36

Shildekhana – Kazakh ceremonies related to the birth of a child:

- Besik toyi 

- Kyrkynan shygaru

- Tusau kesu

- Ashamayga mingizu

Social practices, rituals and festive events
37

Betashar – Kazakh wedding ceremonies:

- qoshtasu

- synsu

- betashar

- toybastar

- zhar-zhar

Social practices, rituals and festive events
38

Zhoktau – funeral rites

- estirtu

- konil aitu

- korisu

- zhoktau

- aryzdasu

Social practices, rituals and festive events
39

Sayis – national horse-racing games:

- Audaryspak

- Kyz kuu

- Tenge alu

- Zhaby atu

- Zhorga zharys

Knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
40Sheshendik sozder – oratory skillsOral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
41

Kazakh traditional wearing – technologies of manufacturing and meaning:

- Saukele

- KImeshek

- Taqiya

- Shapan and etc.

Traditional craftsmanship
42Kazakhtyn zhylnamasy – Kazakh calendar of 12-year animal cycle Knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
43Anecdotes and tales of Kozhanassyr/Hodja NasreddinOral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
44“Keroglu” epicOral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage
45

Traditional games for children and youngsters –  “Bes tas”, “Tympi”, “Sokyr teke”, “Ak suyek”, “Altybakan”, “Akterek pen kok terek and etc.)

Social practices, rituals and festive events