The traditional battle types festival of the Russian peoples will take place on November 30. And for the first time the Armenian sport, Kokh, will be presented at the event
Representatives of this exotic sport will participate in this event and will be named the Kokh Champion.
The martial arts club named after Monte Melkonian took over the task of presenting the Armenian wrestling. The athletes will conduct a cognitive seminar and then show what they are capable of.
Kokh is one of the oldest and most common forms of national battle. In ancient times, people competed mainly at festivals and weddings. Wrestler representatives of the groom and the bride were performed ritual dance before the battle. The one who was able to “wrestle” the opponent down, the rival had to kneel to the ground, recording his success. After that, the winner’s special dance was performed. National music has always been an integral part of Kokh.
The festival will take place at the Ivan Yarygin Sports Palace.