Kyz Uzatu. Qazaq Life: Dastur with Tamara Assar

“Kyz Uzatu” which means seeing the bride off  tradition –developed under various conditions and circumstances in the Kazakh traditional society. It is considered as one of the marriage ceremonies, which follows after marriage proposal and providing bride price.

The issue of bride price as we know it kalyn mal payment is considered to be one of the significant life aspects among the Kazakh people as well as among the peoples of Central Asia. This is an ancient custom, and it is seen as a symbolic act and a necessary part of upholding culture. Bride price is measured in certain respects.