Event date: 2017.03.05 - 2017.03.05
Introducing to the annual Golden Eagle Festival Kazaks are renowned for their unique and extraordinary skill in using Golden Eagles to hunt small prey. Golden Eagle Festival in order to revive this remarkable tradition and promote it among the younger generations in an effort to balance the preservation of Mongolia’s past traditions with conservation of nature and the modern demands of a growing population year by year. Eagle is one of the Kazakhs best friend. They usually trains female eagles. Female eagles are preferred since they are believed to be more aggressive and weight as much as 15 pounds. Eagles usually hunts the fox and some other small animals at the beginning by their chest. When the owner of the eagle think that eagle did enough than they leaves them free in the sky back.