7 July 2018
The second day of The Spirit of Astana 2018. Uniting continents
The second day of the grandiose show in honor of the 20th anniversary of the capital - the International Festival of Contemporary Ethnic Music The Spirit of Astana 2018 starts today, Tengrinews.kz reports.
The music festival takes place in the square in front of the Baiterek monument. The show starts at 17.00. Free entrance.
Contemporary Ethnic Music The Spirit of Astana 2018 is held with the support of the Astana Akimat as part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The official water of the festival is ARZU. Recall that last year, the Project's partner was the supermarket chain Magnum Cash&Carry.
For those who for some reason cannot personally come to the square in front of the Baiterek monument, this year there will be an online broadcast. The online broadcast will be available on Tengrinews.kz, as well as on the official channel of The Spirit of Tengri on YouTube. You will get a bright lighting show, only a live sound and a full immersion in the amazing atmosphere of a family holiday. 6, 7 and 8 July, the start of the online broadcast is at 17:00. Join the main event of this summer!
Tonight the Festival will be opened by project Baraban.kz. Also, the residents and guests of the capital will enjoy the performances of Katya Yamschikova Project (Bashkortostan), Natig Rhythm Group (Azerbaijan), Aldaspan (Kazakhstan), Kerekes Band (Hungary), Jiggy (Ireland) and Habib Koité & Bamada (Mali). In total, more than 120 musicians from 23 countries take part in the festival. Among the artists there are representatives of such far-abroad countries as Ireland, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Turkey, Mali, Hungary, Peru, the USA and India.
The Spirit of Tengri is a multicultural and one of the world's largest projects in the genre of contemporary ethnic music, with a status of a national cultural brand. To date, musicians from 70 countries and regions of the world have been on its stage. Over these years, more than 100 thousand Kazakhstanis and guests of the country have been its visitors. The Spirit of Tengri Festivals are bright colorful music shows accompanied by informational art materials and video content. Thus, they are not only entertaining but also educational.