The Golden Eagle Festival in Mongolia

Golden Eagle Festival is a traditional festival held in Bayan-Olgii in located in western Mongolia. Kazakh Eagke hunters called Burkitshi celebrate their power catch animal like foxes and hares with special eagle called “golden eagle”.
All people around dress typical Kazakh dress and you can see the spectacular opening ceremony, a parade, some cultural exhibitions and the traditional throat singing called Khoomei.

In this festival you can see other sporting activities like horse racing, archery and the goatskin tug of war on horseback.

There is another smaller festival called Altai Kazakh Eagle Festival near Sagsai village held each year in the last week of september.

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