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Aken Songs performed in China's Xinjiang

Release time:2019-09-25 11:00
source:Xinhua
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CHINA-XINJIANG-AKEN PERFORMER (CN)

  Aken performer Jahseleh performs in Qinghe County of Altay, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 8, 2019. Aken, which means "poet" in Kazakh, is an honorific title for performers. Aken Songs are a folk art form popular among Kazak ethnic group, which was listed as national intangible cultural heritage in 2006. (Xinhua/Sadat)

CHINA-XINJIANG-AKEN PERFORMER (CN)

  Aken performer Saltanat (R) performs at her house in Yining County of Ili Kazak Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 19, 2019. Aken, which means "poet" in Kazakh, is an honorific title for performers. Aken Songs are a folk art form popular among Kazak ethnic group, which was listed as national intangible cultural heritage in 2006. (Xinhua/Sadat)

CHINA-XINJIANG-AKEN PERFORMER (CN)

  Aken performer Saltanat (C) poses for photos with her family members in Yining County of Ili Kazak Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 19, 2019. Aken, which means "poet" in Kazakh, is an honorific title for performers. Aken Songs are a folk art form popular among Kazak ethnic group, which was listed as national intangible cultural heritage in 2006. (Xinhua/Sadat)

CHINA-XINJIANG-AKEN PERFORMER (CN)

  Aken performer Jahseleh (R) performs at his house in Qinghe County of Altay, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 8, 2019. Aken, which means "poet" in Kazakh, is an honorific title for performers. Aken Songs are a folk art form popular among Kazak ethnic group, which was listed as national intangible cultural heritage in 2006. (Xinhua/Sadat)