Nauryz in Astana to be held at five venues
From March 21 to 23, a large ethnoaul will be set up to organize mass festivities on the square near the “Khan Shatyr” shopping and entertainment center, where 19 yurts, an eastern bazaar, shopping tents and altybakans will be established.
Near each yurt traditional Kazakh folk rites will be performed by the artists of the theaters of Astana, as well as representatives of ethnocultural associations. On the territory of ethnoaul there will be national sports games.
On the territory of the eastern bazaar, an exhibition-sale is organized. Craftsmen will show the products of arts and crafts. Traditionally, for residents and guests of the capital will be treated – a free distribution of baursaks and Nauryz-kozhe.
Also there will be concerts of the leading creative collectives of Astana: traditional music ensembles “Korkyt” and folk instruments “Saryarka”, puppet theater of the city. Performers will perform soloists of the State Academic Philharmonic of Astana and stars of Kazakhstan variety art.
Also there will be dog races and an exhibition of ancient Kazakh dogs: breeds of greyhounds – basins and breeds of sheep-dogs – tobet.
The festive program will be held on the square near the monument “Kazakh Eli”, in the city square near the building of the akimat, in the Student’s park and on the square near the theater “Zhastar”.
Citizens of the suburbs of Astana will not remain without a holiday. From March 18 to 22, concerts and events for the celebration of Nauryz will be organized in the residential areas of Zheleznodorozhny, Promyshlenniy, Internatsionalny, Kuygenzhar, Michurino, Prigorodny, Ilyinka, Koktal-1, Koktal-2 and Ondiris.
Source: Kazakhstan 2050