23 June 2017
Steppe Scape plunged the audience of the Spirit of Astana into the atmosphere of magic
The special performance of the Steppe-Scape project closed the first day of the festival of contemporary ethnic music The Spirit of Astana, Tengrinews.kz reports. The largest music event is taking place in the square in front of the Baiterek monument with the support of the Astana Akimat.
Steppe-Scape is a project that synthesizes ancient songs of Siberian peoples with futuristic electronics and fatal ambience. Steppe-Scape is a unique creative collaboration of the most interesting and well-known in the West vocalists - Namgar (Namgar Project, Buryatia), Radik Tyulush (Huun Huur Tu, Tuva) and Angela Manukyan (Volga, Moscow) - with one of the most Talented modern European musicians, German composer, guitarist and electronics designer Marcus Royter (Crimson ProjeKCt, Stick Men, Namgar Project).
The songs of the band first calmed the audience with the sound of wind and string instruments, but then they won the audience by a wave of energetic music in a cocktail with Radik Tulush's inimitable vocals. A special emphasis on the performance was given, undoubtedly, by playing the wind instruments, these notes immersed the audience in a kind of trance, and the drums and vocals were immediately taken out of it and, along with the well-placed light-music, were fascinating.
Namgar performed at the festival and also had a solo concert. Namgar Project performed traditional music and songs of Buryats and Mongols, as well as their own interpretation of the folklore of the Mongolian peoples. In the repertoire of the band there are Buryat dance songs, ring song-games, Buryat lingering songs and more.
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.