Narration of folk tale by means of overtone singing is one of the most ancient genres of folk arts in the world. This unique kind of art has brought to our days traditions of mythology, ways of transferring from generation to generation the national spiritual and moral values of the peoples of the world.
The storytellers have always been beloved and respected and have been considered the wisdom keepers by people.
Unique texts of the legends contain genetic, social, moral and, spiritual traditions of the nation. Preservation and development of this unique kind of arts is the most important task for the modern cultural community, which aims at preserving the intangible cultural values of mankind.
The International Quriltai of storytellers is held to contribute to preserving the oldest traditional genre of folk art of overtone singing, demonstrating the diverse and distinctive culture of the peoples of Central Asia.