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EXPO-2017 should be available for the socially vulnerable groups:I.Tasmagambetov

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by February 2, 2017 General

The Ministry of Culture and Sports together with the Mayor’s office of Astana and “NC” Astana EXPO-2017″ JSC conduct coordinated work on the formation of the cultural program during the exhibition in order to quality execution of tasks. In addition, questions on organizational moments are carefully worked out.

In this regard, Deputy Prime Minister laid emphasis on the reduction of the number of activities, so that the Mayor’s office of Astana could concentrate on the priorities, focus on the fact that the working headquarters worked out acceptable options on the modeling of traffic flows for the unloading of the roads, studied the organizational issues of the stay of guests and the security of their residence, and ensured the holding of cultural events at the highest level. Also, the emphasis on the promotion of national brands and the minimization of foreign projects in order to demonstrate the achievements of Kazakhstan in culture and sport were set.

“The most important thing is that we must necessarily consider issues relating to free tickets for the socially vulnerable strata of the population, so that they could see a varied and interesting repertoire prepared for such a big event. This question should be taken under special control. Especially those activities that will take place both within the city and within the framework of the Ministry of Culture,” Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Imangali Tasmagambetov said.

To date, the Ministry of Culture and Sports together with the Mayor’s office of Astana, “NC” Astana EXPO-2017 ” JSC adopted a comprehensive program of entertainment and sporting events. It provides cultural events of different genre focus – demonstration of the Kazakh traditional art, theater and entertainment events, international projects, exhibitions, sports and educational-themed events.

Also, headquarters was set up to coordinate all structures in this area, to work closely with “Astana Convention Bureau” LLP and the headquarters of “NC” Astana EXPO-2017″ JSC.

It is worth noting, in the framework of the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 at the expense of sponsorship funds it is scheduled to take a tour of La Scala theater, the exhibition “Cultural monuments of Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang”, Mariinsky Theater, the final of the International contest of young vocalists “Operalia Placido Domingo”, and exhibition of archaeological objects of ancient Egypt.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

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