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PHOTO: Nazarbayev opened new mosque in Astana on Capital’s Day

Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, opened Zhazret Sultan mosque in Astana on the Capital’s Day.

PHOTO: Nazarbayev opened new mosque in Astana on Capital’s Day
Special Events and Development Director Sergey Gromov, event designer Véronique Dussault, Executive Producer Jacques Méthé. Photo by Shynar Ospanova©
There are Kazakhs in Cirque du Soleil

There are 1,300 employees in total and around 20 percent of them speak Russian: Cirque du Soleil representative.

There are Kazakhs in Cirque du Soleil
Algeria celebrates anniversary with musical, fireworks
Algeria celebrates anniversary with musical, fireworks

Algerian celebrations to mark 50 years since gaining independence from France kicked off on Wednesday with a giant open air performance inspired by the liberation struggle, followed by nationwide fireworks displays.

Algeria celebrates anniversary with musical, fireworks
Celebration of Astana Day
Kazakhstan gets additional day off on Capital Day

Kazakhstan will celebrate Astana's 14th birthday on July 6, 2012. In this relation July 6, 7 and 8 have been declared days off.

Kazakhstan gets additional day off on Capital Day
Performance of Cirque du Soleil. ©REUTERS
Veterans and orphans will watch Cirque du Soleil in Astana free of charge

Astana Akim (Mayor) has fully scuttled the gossips about the "privileged guests" of the Cirque du Soleil performance in Kazakhstan.

Veterans and orphans will watch Cirque du Soleil in Astana free of charge
Tickets to Korean singer Sumi Jo will be most expensive among Astana Day events
Tickets to Korean singer Sumi Jo will be most expensive among Astana Day events

The price of ticket to Sumi Jo varies from 3 to 20 thousand tenge ($20 to $150) in the stalls in Astana.

Tickets to Korean singer Sumi Jo will be most expensive among Astana Day events
Performance of Cirque du Soleil. ©REUTERS
Cirque du Soleil to perform in Astana on Capital Day

Astana administration is preparing a unique celebrations program for the 14th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s capital on July 6.

Cirque du Soleil to perform in Astana on Capital Day
BMP-2 infantry combat vehicle in front of Musical Instruments Museum. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
PHOTO: Weaponry exhibition timed to May 9 kicks off in Almaty

Military equipment from two regional military posts has been brought to Almaty 28 Panfilov Heroes Memorial Park last night.

PHOTO: Weaponry exhibition timed to May 9 kicks off in Almaty
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Holiday fireworks will light up Almaty sky on May 9

Fireworks will be a part of the celebrations in Almaty on May 9 timed to 67th anniversary of the victory in World War II.

Holiday fireworks will light up Almaty sky on May 9
Nursultan Nazarbayev with the performers. Photo © Yaroslav Radlovskiy
PHOTO: Nazarbayev congratulated citizens on Day of People’s Unity

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev celebrated the Day of People’s Unity with Almaty residents.

PHOTO: Nazarbayev congratulated citizens on Day of People’s Unity
Nauryz on Astana square in Almaty. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
PHOTO: 5,000 Almaty residents gathered for Nauryz celebration

5 thousand people gathered in Almaty for Nauryz celebration on March 22.

PHOTO: 5,000 Almaty residents gathered for Nauryz celebration
Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Massimov congratulated Kazakhstan residents on Nauryz

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Karim Massimov congratulated Kazakhstan residents on Nauryz holiday.

Massimov congratulated Kazakhstan residents on Nauryz
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo courtesy of akorda.kz
Nazarbayev congratulated Kazakhstan residents on Nauryz

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Kazakhstan residents on Nauryz holiday.

Nazarbayev congratulated Kazakhstan residents on Nauryz
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Kazakhstan is celebrating Nauryz

Kazakhstan is celebrating one of its favorite holidays, Nauryz Meiramy, a new year by the solar calendar of oriental Turkic peoples.

Kazakhstan is celebrating Nauryz
Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Almaty residents will celebrate Nauryz with concerts and fireworks

Celebration of Nauryz will start in Almaty on Astana square at 11:00 a.m.

Almaty residents will celebrate Nauryz with concerts and fireworks
New Year tree at Astana square in Almaty. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
New Year celebrations will take place on Astana square in Almaty

Celebrations will start on Astana Square in Almaty on at 11:00 p.m. on December 31.

New Year celebrations will take place on Astana square in Almaty
Yntymak square in Aktau. ©Langa Chereshkaite/Lada magazine
New Year celebrations cancelled in Aktau

All state authorities of Mangistau oblast and some major private companies have cancelled their corporate New Year parties.

New Year celebrations cancelled in Aktau
Photo by Danial Okassov©
Triumphal arch opened in Astana

Triumphal arch called Mangilik Eli opened in Astana on December 16.

Triumphal arch opened in Astana
Beshbarmak dish. Photo from culinary website
Astana Beshbarmak aims for Guinness Book

Astana cooks will make beshbarmak on the Independence Day aiming to get into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Astana Beshbarmak aims for Guinness Book
Kazakhstan demonstrated its military power at The Constitution Day Parade

Kazakhstan demonstrated its military power at the Constitution Day Parade.

Kazakhstan demonstrated its military power at The Constitution Day Parade