Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van Fotoğraf: Ali İhsan Öztürk

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van Fotoğraf: Ali İhsan Öztürk

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van Fotoğraf: Ali İhsan Öztürk

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van Fotoğraf: Ali İhsan Öztürk

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van Fotoğraf: Ali İhsan Öztürk

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van Fotoğraf: Ali İhsan Öztürk

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van Fotoğraf: Ali İhsan Öztürk

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van Fotoğraf: Ali İhsan Öztürk

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van Fotoğraf: Ali İhsan Öztürk

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

Kyrgyz Turks play Buzkashi in Van Fotoğraf: Ali İhsan Öztürk

VAN, TURKEY - JUNE 26: Mounted Kyrgyz Turks on horseback play the traditional Central Asian sport "Buzkashi" in Ercis district of Van, Turkey on June 26, 2019. Kyrgyz Turks living in Ulupamir village of Van's Ercis town, carry on their centuries traditions in Turkey by playing the ''Buzkashi'' sport which is adopted as the national sport of Kyrgyzstan. The game represents steppe life where riders separate in two teams and struggle to grab a goat's skin. Kyrgyz Turks aim to participate competitions after establishing Ulupamir Buzkashi Sports Club. ( Ali İhsan Öztürk - Anadolu Agency )

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