23 June 2017
The Spirit of Astana will become a traditional and annual event - Issekeshev
The Akim of Astana Aset Issekeshev has promised to make the festival of contemporary ethnic music The Spirit of Astana annual for the capital, Tengrinews.kz reports. The largest music event takes place in the open-air format in the square in front of the Baiterek monument, the entrance is free. The project was established by the national radio station Tengri FM with the support of the Astana Akimat.
"We want to make The Spirit of Astana annual, today we have arranged it in the center of Astana near Baiterek, but the scale of the festival is growing, and I think that next year we will occupy the stadium already. It was meant from the very beginning to make it an annual and traditional event, " - Asset Issekeshev said.
At the same time, the akim noted that such a festival is very important for the capital, since now it is very important for Astana to develop tourism, and it is ready for it. " I think that such a festival will be very popular. A great festival, I really love this music, for a long time I have known Batyr Kazybayev and Zhan Kasteev. Very high quality sound, live music, I think that the festival will be popular with Astana residents, although now there are many events, I think that this one will find its place here. Fans of quality music will appreciate it. " - the akim added.
The international project The Spirit of Tengri, born on Kazakhstani land and already having the status of a national cultural brand, was first presented in the capital.
In total, 14 music 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). With the support of Tez Tour, international tour operator.
The stage is 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. The admission is free.
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.