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Exclusive: Wedding of Mugat

Written by on Friday, 23 August 2013
Culture and History, Photoblog, Uzbekistan
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Mugat, mysterious Central Asian gypsies, nation that defies civilization for centuries.

To learn more about them you can read a few materials, that available online.

Their way of life – wandering, living in tents, waste recycling, fortune telling, begging. People consider Mugat dirty, they fear curses and “witchcraft” of Mugat. So they live in a closed world, and stranger can’t sneak here.

NewEurasia reporter had luck and was able to take part in their wedding in a suburb of Tashkent. For the first time in the Internet – a wedding of Mugat:

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The Elders of Mugat

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Celebration in full swing

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Gifts – chapans (winter robes). On the left – host of the show

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Money, strung on a thread, worn around the neck. This is also a kind of gift

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Mugat teenagers

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Mugat children

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