International Creative Camp for Indigenous Youth, under the Bashat Scholarship Program in Traditional Arts and Knowledge

From July 24 to 31, an international creative camp of indigenous youth was held on the South Bank of Issyk-Kul, in the yurt camp "Bel-Tam", as part of the scholarship program "Istoki" in the field of traditional arts and знаний⚜️.

The camp was attended by youth from Buryatia, Khakassia, Altai, and Kyrgyzstan, who during the week created movies, musical compositions, animated videos, painted pictures, sewed costumes, designed installations, handicrafts, and worked together to create an art performance.

Participants listened to lectures by speakers, experts from different spheres, discussed with them about creativity, spirituality, traditions, modernity, art and much more. And there were also trips to sacred places, the house of the artist, the center "Salbuurun", to the canyon "Fairy Tale".

This camp is designed to strengthen and preserve cultural and spiritual roots through young creative expressions/initiatives under the guidance and mentorship of the keepers of traditional knowledge🌀