A thirteen year-old N.Aisholpan, a girl from Altantsugts soum of Bayan-Ulgii aimag, has won the Cup in a category of “Eagle-hunter with the best eagle and horse accessories” at the “Khyran 2014 Eagle Festival”, which took place October 4-5 in Sayat Tolgoi of this province.
The festival was held for the 15th time. It has become a regular Tourism event, co-organized by the office of the governor of Bayan-Ulgii, the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Mongolian Eagle hunters Association. The festival consisted of various kinds of tournaments, such as “Best eagle and horse accessories”, “Stuffed animal catching”, “Kokbar–leather bag winning”, “Khyz Khuar–Girl chasing”, “Coin catching”, “Uriankhai archery”, and “Best dressed couple in Kazakh national costumes”.
It was the first time that women eagle-hunters have participated in the tournaments.
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