Cultural Worker's Day in Kyrgyzstan Date in the current year: November 2, 2016

Cultural Worker's Day in Kyrgyzstan Cultural Worker's Day in Kyrgyzstan is celebrated on November 2 every year. This professional holiday was established by the government of Kyrgyzstan in 1995 and has been celebrated ever since.

The culture of Kyrgyzstan has a wide mix of ethnic groups and cultures. The country is known for its textiles and hand-made carpets or rugs with the patterns that have been used since ancient times. Colors and designs of Kyrgyz textiles are chosen to reflect national traditions.

Kyrgyz literature is also worth mentioning. The Kyrgyz people are proud of their traditional epic poem, the Epic of Manas, which they regard as the most treasured expression of their national heritage. And the best known figure in the modern literature of Kyrgyzstan is Chyngyz Aitmatov.

Cultural Worker’s Day is not a public holiday, and so it is normally a working day unless it falls on a weekend. Nevertheless, it is widely celebrated across the country with various events. For example, a traditional concert is held at the National Philharmonic in the capital city of Bishkek. On the occasion of their professional holiday, Kyrgyz cultural workers are congratulated by government officials. They are often given special awards and prizes for their achievements.

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