Kazakhstan to celebrate widely Astana's Day

Photo: Kazakhstan to celebrate widely Astana's Day / Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, Astana, May 29 / Trend D. Mukhtarov /

City Hall of Astana for the 14th anniversary of the capital is preparing a unique diversity of performances, the organizing committee of the event told Trend on Tuesday.

"Celebration of the birthday of the main city of the country traditionally begins with the opening of the 'Astana' III International Festival of action films, organized by the famous Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov," the organizing committee said.

In addition, residents and guests of Astana will be able to see the performance of the Du Soleil circus. One of the world-known modern performers of classics - Korean singer Sumi Jo will perform in Astana on July 5 at the 'Kazakhstan' Central Concert Hall stage.

An unforgettable ice show of Ilia Averbukh, benefit performance of the Russian actor Sergei Makovetsky, the first International Festival of KVN for Cup of capital - this is an incomplete list of events of the capital.

Day of the capital has been marked since city became capital in 1998. Traditionally on this day a variety of festive events are held. The youngest but fastest growing capital of the world Astana is a symbol of the new independent Kazakhstan.

Capital Day coincides with the birthday of President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan - July 6.

The celebration of the birthday of Astana will be completed traditionally by a gala concert with the participation of groups Metiss', 'Orda', 'Serebro' and such performers as Erbolat, Makpal Isabekov, Nyusha, Timati, GeeGun, Ivan Dorn, Dan Balan, Kelly Rowland, as well as folk festivities in the squares and streets of the capital.

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