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More pedestrian paths and bicycle lanes in Almaty

Turksib and Bostandyk Districts of Almaty city in southern Kazakhstan are going to have more pedestrian areas.

More pedestrian paths and bicycle lanes in Almaty
Charyn Canyon ©Turar Kazangapov
Popular tourist destinations, including Shymbulak and Charyn Canyon, off limits for foreigners in Kazakhstan

Kazakh Government has decreed to create wide belts near the county's border and make them off-limits for foreigners unless they acquire a special pass. Several very popular tourist destinations of Kazakhstan are within the limits of the new belts.

Popular tourist destinations, including Shymbulak and Charyn Canyon, off limits for foreigners in Kazakhstan
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Construction of Winter Universiade-2017 venues goes according to schedule

Journalists have toured the Winter Universiade-2017 venues in Almaty and according to the contractors, the construction works are going according to schedule.

Construction of Winter Universiade-2017 venues goes according to schedule
Marina Zumi. Photo courtesy of facebook.com
Argentinian street artist Marina Zumi creates art installation in Almaty

Argentinian artist Marina Zumi who draws graffiti is creating an art installation in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Argentinian street artist Marina Zumi creates art installation in Almaty
Photo © Victor Magdeev
Air Astana leases 7 Airbus neos

Air Astana, the anchor airlines in Kazakhstan, has arranged for operational leasing of 7 Airbus planes from A320 neo family.

Air Astana leases 7 Airbus neos
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World-renowned architect Jon Gehl advices to Kazakhstan

Famous Dutch architect and urban design consultant Jan Gehl has presented a project aimed at improving Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty.

World-renowned architect Jon Gehl advices to Kazakhstan
Photo © Nikolay Kolessnikov
The Spirit of Tengri becomes highly discussed on social media

The Spirit of Tengri, two-day open-air festival of contemporary ethnic music has become highly discussed event on social media

The Spirit of Tengri becomes highly discussed on social media
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US visa issuance halts in Kazakhstan

The US Embassy in Kazakhstan has suspended visa issuance.

US visa issuance halts in Kazakhstan
Oksana Vodneva, Antonio Bautista, Kane Moore, Anibal Lorden. ©Tengrinews
Hard Rock Cafe comes forward in Almaty; will Astana be next?

Hard Rock Cafe has finally fling its doors open in Almaty this weekend.

Hard Rock Cafe comes forward in Almaty; will Astana be next?
The three prize winners of the contest - Yevgeniy Krupoder, Bairam Ismailov, Maksat Zhakyp. ©Tengrinews.kz
Mister Kazakhstan selected in Almaty

The most beautiful young man of Kazakhstan has been selected in Almaty on June 3.

Mister Kazakhstan selected in Almaty
Chyltys. Photo © Nikolay Kolessnikov
Mysteries of Mountain Shoriya meets Kazakh electro at The Spirit of Tengri 2015

Throat singing from Mountain Shoriya has met Kazakhstani electro at The Spirit of Tengri 2015.

Mysteries of Mountain Shoriya meets Kazakh electro at The Spirit of Tengri 2015
Kairat Kelimbetov. Photo © RIA Novosti
Kelimbetov comments on National Bank relocation to Astana

Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Kairat Kelimbetov has commented on relocation of the major financial institution from Almaty to Astana.

Kelimbetov comments on National Bank relocation to Astana
Arkaiym. Photo © Nikolay Kolesnikov
Kazakhstani ethnic band Arkaiym debutes at The Spirit of Tengri 2015

The Spirit Tengri 2015 has begun with a debut of Kazakhstani ethnic band Arkaiym.

Kazakhstani ethnic band Arkaiym debutes at The Spirit of Tengri 2015
Photo © Nikolay Kolessnikov
The Spirit of Tengri promotes Kazakhstani ethnic musicians worldwide

The contemporary ethnic music festival The Spirit of Tengri aims to present yet unknown Kazakhstani ethnic musicians internationally.

The Spirit of Tengri promotes Kazakhstani ethnic musicians worldwide
Photo © Nikolay Kolesnikov
Second day of The Spirit of Tengri 2015 opens with tribute song to Batyrkhan Shukenov

The second day of The Spirit of Tengri, a contemporary ethnic music festival in Kazakhstan's Almaty, began with a tribute to Kazakh singer Batyrkhan Shukenov.

Second day of The Spirit of Tengri 2015 opens with tribute song to Batyrkhan Shukenov
Holdviola. Photo © Nikolay Kolessnikov
Holdviola and Nordic Namgar bring Lyricism to The Spirit of Tengri

Hungarian Holdviola and Buryat-Norweigian Nordic Namgar have brought a lyrical vibe to The Spirit of Tengri in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Holdviola and Nordic Namgar bring Lyricism to The Spirit of Tengri
Photo courtesy of rambler.ru
Almaty provides financial guarantees to International Olympic Committee

Kazakhstan says it has enough money to host the Winter Olympics 2022.

Almaty provides financial guarantees to International Olympic Committee
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Almaty hit by heavy rain and windstorm

Heavy rains and winds have hit Kazakhstan's Almaty in the past two days.

Almaty hit by heavy rain and windstorm
Argymak. Photo © Nikolay Kolesnikov
Georgian jazz, Bashkir rock and Turkish avant-garde at The Spirit of Tengri

Artists from Georgia, Bashkortostan and Turkey have performed at the contemporary ethnic music festival The Spirit of Tengri

Georgian jazz, Bashkir rock and Turkish avant-garde at The Spirit of Tengri
Holdviola. Photo courtesy of www.music.hu
Holdviola and Trad.Attack! first European ethnic bands at The Spirit of Tengri

For the first time The Spirit of Tengri has invited European bands to perform in Almaty.

Holdviola and Trad.Attack! first European ethnic bands at The Spirit of Tengri