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AUGUST 16-19, 2019

Within framework of the National project “Culture” 
with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

International festival

Khöömei in the Center of Asia

A unique festival that unites fans and bearers of an amazing phenomenon in the nomadic culture of the peoples of Central Asia is heme. The festival is held every two years in the geographical center of Asia, in the capital of the Republic of Tyva in Kyzyl.

Headliner of the III International Festival «Khoomei in the Center of Asia» ensemble ALASH

Alash ensemble is a trio of master throat singers (xöömeizhi) from Tuva, a tiny republic in the heart of Central Asia. The ancient art of throat singing (xöömei) developed among the nomadic herdsmen of this region. Alash remains grounded...
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36 DAYS BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE FESTIVAL !!!

Dear friends, music lovers and fans of khoomei! We remind you that from August 16 to 19, 2019 in Kyzyl, the III International Festival “Khoomei in the Center of Asia” will be held! III INTERNATIONAL...
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COMPLETION OF RECEPTION OF APPLICATIONS FOR THE III INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL "KHOOMEI IN THE CENTER OF ASIA"

COMPLETION OF RECEPTION OF APPLICATIONS FOR THE III INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

Dear friends! July 15, 2019, the deadline for accepting applications for participation in the III International Festival “Khoomei in the Center of Asia”. This year the Festival welcomes guests and participants from: Russia, USA, Japan,...
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Day 1

16 August 2019

Schedule

Time Event Location
09:00 – 12:00 Participant Registration Center of Tuvan culture
10:00 – 12:00 Rehearsals of the opening of the festival Arat Square
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Cafe «Chalama», «Vostorg»
13:00 – 17:00 Ovaa sanctification ceremony Aldyn-Bulak
18:00 – 19:00 Dinner Cafe «Chalama», «Vostorg»
19:00 – 19:30 Horse Parade of Khoomeizhi From Tuvan cultural center to Arat Square
19:30 – 22:00 Opening Of The Festival Arat Square
Day 2

17 August 2019

Shedule

Time Event Location
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast  
09:00 – 12:00 Soundcheck ensembles-contestants National theater
09:00 – 12:00 Solo Competition Center of Tuvan culture
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Cafe «Chalama», «Vostorg»
13:00 – 15:00 Soundcheck ensembles-contestants National theater
13:00 – 17:00 Solo Competition Center of Tuvan culture
15:00 – 17:00

Soundcheck of Tuvan Khöömei Concert 

National theater
17:00 – 18:00 Dinner Cafe «Chalama», «Vostorg»
18:00 – 21:00 Stars of Tuvan Khöömei Concert National theater
22:00 – 00:00 Gala dinner in honor of the Khöömei Day Restaurant “Center of Asia”
Day 3

18 August 2019

Shedule

Time Event Location
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast  
09:00-12:00 Ensemble Competition National theater
12:00-13:00 Lunch Cafe «Chalama», «Vostorg»
13:00-16:00 Ensemble Competition National theater
16:00-17:00 Dinner Cafe «Chalama», «Vostorg»
19:00-21:00 Concert by Festival Guests National theater
Day 4

19 August 2019

Shedule

Time Event Location
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast  
11:00 – 13:00 Awards Ceremony Center of Tuvan culture
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Cafe «Chalama», «Vostorg»
14:00 – 16:00 Souncheck for Ethno-Disco  Arat Square
17:00 – 18:00 Dinner Cafe «Chalama», «Vostorg»
18:00 – 22:00 Grand Prize Ceremony Arat Square
22:00 – 00:00 After party Center of Tuvan culture