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The capital of Kyrgyzstan turned 141 years. As noted this holiday Bishkek residents, learned the correspondent of “MIR 24” Tatiana Batyrchina.
The city sings: residents of Bishkek congratulate our capital on its birthday. Mark all the areas.
“I came to hear good music in our traditions,” said local resident Taalay of Suyunaliev.
While artists perform folk songs, vacationers dance, children crayons to draw cards beloved city.
“We are very happy that we have a thriving city. Today children play on komuz, draw. We love it,” said Ainura Mamakeev.
The biggest festivities took place at the Ala-Too square. With the 80-ies it is the heart of the city. It was built with most of the capital’s buildings and landmarks of Bishkek for the anniversary of the Republic in 1986.
“In order to create this area, we went to a very great sacrifice – 12-14 large capital buildings were demolished. The people were outraged. But it should have been. Because each capital had to have a face,” – said the Chairman of the city Executive Committee of the city of Frunze (1980-1986), architect Abdrazak Moken.
But it was worth it. Now the area is conducted the main cultural events of the capital. And at the monument to folk hero Manas and the building of the historical Museum, which stands next, always tourists.