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Head of State attends III World Nomad Games opening ceremony

3 September, 2018 10:04
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on invitation of his colleague Sooronbay Jeenbekov participated in a solemn ceremony of opening of the III World Nomad Games in the city of Cholpon-Ata, the press service of Akorda reports.

The ceremony was also attended by presidents of Turkey Recep Erdogan, Tatarstan Rustam Minikhanov and prime minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán.

Circus numbers, off horse riding skills, fire show and acrobatic tricks were presented by thousand actors, musicians, singers, riders and athletes during a theatrical performance using 3D-graphics.

Games will be conducted in 37 sports disciplines, including 16 Kyrgyz national sports and 21 sports disciplines of other nomadic peoples. Among them there are eight kinds of equestrian competitions for different distances, 13 variants of wrestling, five disciplines on shooting from a traditional bow, three intellectual competitions, and also competitions on national hunting with hound dogs and hunting birds. The Games will be attended by about 2000 athletes from more than 60 countries.