Korkyt and the Great Steppe melodies festival kicks off in Kazakhstan
The event brings together 150 people from Kazakhstan, Turkey, Iran, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, the official website of Kyzylorda region reads.
It will also host the international academic forum themed The role of Korkyt ata in the Turkic-speaking world and the meeting of the Turkic-speaking youth, master classes.
Those attending will also visit the Korkyt ata memorial complex. An arts and crafts fair, cultural program for the young people will be held there as part of the event.
The festival has been held in the region every three years.