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04 May 2010 [16:08] - Today.Az
Festival of the national equestrian games, that are part of the intangible cultural heritage of the Azerbaijani people, will be held at the National Equestrian Tourism Centre in Shaki on May 6 to 10.
The event aims to preserve national equestrian games, revive ancient traditions of horse breeding and raise interest of the young generation in this area.
The festival, organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, will features national games like "chovgan", "syurpapakh" and "papaq". Team from Shaki, Yevlakh, Agjabadi, Agdam, Agstafa, Balakan, Goranboy, Ismayilli, Gakh, Gabala, Oguz and Zakatala districts will participate in the festival.