9 June 2017
Folk-rock singer Inna Zhelannaya and ethno-rock band "Tigrahaud" prepare special programs for the Spirit of Astana
The international project The Spirit of Tengri, born on the Kazakhstan land and already having the status of a national cultural brand, will be presented for the first time in the Capital city thanks to Akimat of Astana. The Spirit of Astana 2017 will be held on June 23-24 in the square in front of the Baiterek monument, Tengrinews.kz reports.
At this festival folk-rock singer Inna Zhelannaya and Kazakh ethno-rock band "Tigrahaud" make their debut with a special musical program, Tengrinews.kz reports.
Inna Zhelannaya was the founder of the legendary band Farlanders - 1994-2004, and the soloist in band "Alliance" in 1990-1992. Music critics say that her work does not fit into the usual definitions of the genre - it's an extraordinary mixture of progressive rock, jazz, trance, psychedelics, electronics with the Russian tradition of singing lying and at the heart of everything.
"I would like to invite you to our show at the The Spirit of Astana festival. We are performing on June 23 and very much hope to see you all there." - said the singer in her invitation.
Also, the Spirit of Astana audience will be able to enjoy the unique music program presented by the Kazakh ethno-rock band "Tigrahaud". Musicians will offer the public two versions of their music: experimental acoustics and traditional ethno-rock.
“We are looking forward to the sea of positive emotions at the festival The Spirit of Astana, we are expecting a lot of roaring positive energy from our listeners, which we are ready to share, it is a great pride that this festival is taking place in the capital of our country. You will not regret it," - the head of the Tigrahaud group Daniyar Zhakiyanov shared his impressions.
“The Spirit of Astana will present a unique line-up of musicians, which the organizers specially prepared for the audience in the capital. There will be our "old guys "who have performed at The Spirit of Tengri in Almaty, but with new programs as well as bands that will come to Kazakhstan for the first time. The program is exciting and powerful. I think the capital will welcome our work," – said earlier Zhan Kasteev, the general producer of The Spirit of Tengri festival and the radio stations Zhyldyz FM and Tengri FM,
In total, 14 musical groups will perform their music on the stage of the festival: Geo Train (Georgia); DJ Carmen Rizzo (USA); Huun Huur Tu (Tuva); Namgar (Buryatia); Ljubojna (Macedonia); Motiva Zenekar (Hungary); Argymak (Bashkortostan); Inna Zhelannaya (Russia); Tamikrest (Mali); Steppe Scape (Tuva / Buryatia / Germany); Edil Khussainov and Satzhan Project (Kazakhstan); "Almaty drums" (Kazakhstan); Tigrahaud (Kazakhstan): DJ Nariman Issenov, DJ Roman Bazhanov, DJ Rustam Ospanov, DJ Arsen SuperFly (Kazakhstan).
The Spirit of Astana festival will be held on June 23 and 24 in the square in front of the Baiterek monument. The concerts start at 5 pm, admission is free. The scene will be arranged in such a way that the concert will be seen from any point of the square. At the same there will be large LED screens installed on the sides of the stage, so that the audience could not miss a single element of the upcoming show.
With the support of Tez Tour, international tour operator.
On May 20 and 21, the fifth, anniversary festival of ethnic culture The Spirit of Tengri was held under the sky of Almaty. The festival of music united under its roof hundreds of ethno-bands from more than 30 countries and regions of the world. The Spirit of Tengri Festival is a multicultural project aimed at demonstrating the ethnic traditions of the countries of the world on the Kazakh land. The project is established by the national radio station Tengri FM. The general partner of the project supermarket chain Magnum Cash & Carry.