Languages
Page last updated at 16:09 GMT, Thursday, 9 April 2009 17:09 UK

'130-year-old' Kazak sings a song

Advertisement

A woman whose documents indicate she is 130 years old is the newly found treasure of Kazakhstan - after a census made her age public knowledge.

A Soviet passport issued in the early 1980s states that Sohan Dosova was born in the Karaganda region on 27 March 1879.

The BBC World Service's Outlook programme went to meet her - and found her in fine voice despite her age.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific