Tea is poured by a woman, her status and age indicate respect for the guest. Usually this is the daughter-in-law (Kelin) or the wife of the owner of the house, who does not interfere in the conversation of men. She watches attentively over continuous tea drinking of numerous guests and without waiting for requests from their sides, constantly fills their pialas until they quench their thirst or refuse politely. Dried dairy products such as were served with tea.
The end of the tea party is always considered by those present as a kind of notification that the time of the visit is approaching to the end. And here is one of the distinguished guests says the blessing ("Shaidin batasi"). After the meal, the host offers guests to wash their hands. After finishing the meal, the guests should not leave immediately, but gradually.
Kazakhstan is huge, and the tradition of tea drinking in different regions vary from each other. This specificity is directly related to the natural-climate conditions of these regions. Where the climate is hot, by taking small sips of tea from a half-filled cup, one can quench his thirst to a certain extent.