Kyrgyzstan's pride: The kalpak headgear
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Kyrgyzstan's pride: The kalpak headgear

Kyrgyzstan has said it hopes to attract more tourists after its distinctive national hat, the kalpak, won Unesco intangible heritage status.

The bell-shaped felt headgear worn by men is white with black motifs on its four panels and has an upturned black rim.

  • 17 Dec 2019