Language(s): Uzbek »French
The Boysun District located in south-eastern Uzbekistan on the route from Asia Minor to India, is one of the oldest inhabited areas of Central Asia. With the diminishing importance of the Silk Road and the political changes in Central Asia, the region became quite isolated, which favoured the preservation of ancient traditions that show traces of several religions, including shamanistic beliefs, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism and Islam. Today the district is home to about 82,000 inhabitants.
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List/Inscriptions 2008 sur la liste représentative
Type: Performing arts
Duration: 14 minutes
Published in: 2008
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