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Aldaspan rock band ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Cuban sings Kazakh folk song with ethnic rock band

A cuban singer Isaac has collaborated with a Kazakh ethnic rock band to produce what promisses to be a new hit in Kazakhstan.

Cuban sings Kazakh folk song with ethnic rock band
Argymak from Bashkortotan. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Tickets for The Spirit of Tengri-2014 DVD presentation concert now on sale

All ethnic music enthusiasts can now purchase tickets for the presentation concert of the two-disc edition of The Spirit of Tengri-2014.

Tickets for The Spirit of Tengri-2014 DVD presentation concert now on sale
Photo courtesy of astana.kz.
Kazakhstan's young people should strive for ethnic concord: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has urged the people of Kazakhstan to protect interethnic accord and solidarity.

Kazakhstan's young people should strive for ethnic concord: Nazarbayev
Buryatia's Namgar ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
The spirit of the Great Steppe now on DVD - The Spirit of Tengri

Contemporary ethnic music festival The Spirit of Tengri was an event to remember in Kazakhstan's Almaty. It gathered musicians from various countries and took the audience to the roots with its ethnic chords. Those who missed the event or who want to experience it once again now have a chance. The festival organizers have prepared a special two-disc edition with a video from the concert and a set of tracks recorded in a studio.

The spirit of the Great Steppe now on DVD - The Spirit of Tengri
Radik Tyulyush. Photo courtesy of vk.com
Voices of Autumn multimedia music show in Almaty on October 3

TengriFM radio station once again brings a spectacular music show to Almaty residents and guests.

Voices of Autumn multimedia music show in Almaty on October 3
Indonesian capital set for first ethnic Chinese governor
Indonesian capital set for first ethnic Chinese governor

Indonesia's small ethnic Chinese community faced severe discrimination for decades during the Suharto dictatorship.

Indonesian capital set for first ethnic Chinese governor
TV media monitoring room. © Yaroslav Radlovsky
Kazakhstan mulls minority-oriented TV channel

A new ethnic minority-oriented nition-wide channel promoting friendship between different nationalities living in Kazakhstan may be launched next year.

Kazakhstan mulls minority-oriented TV channel
Uighur people in Shanghai. ©Reuters/Aly Song
Uighur group says nearly 100 casualties in China clash

A clash in Xinjiang, home to China's mostly Muslim Uighur minority, left nearly 100 people dead or wounded, an exile group said Wednesday after what authorities called a "terror attack" on a police station and township.

Uighur group says nearly 100 casualties in China clash
Sri Lanka delays digging up suspected Muslim mass grave
Sri Lanka delays digging up suspected Muslim mass grave

A magistrate has postponed Tuesday's scheduled start of an operation to exhume a suspected mass war grave on Sri Lanka's east coast after police said they needed more preparation time, an official said.

Sri Lanka delays digging up suspected Muslim mass grave
©Reuters/Thomas Mukoya
Gunmen kill five in fresh Kenya coast attack: police

At least five people have been killed in a new attack on Kenya's coastal region, officials said Tuesday, one week after some 60 people died in twin massacres nearby.

Gunmen kill five in fresh Kenya coast attack: police
Photo courtesy of event organizers
Festival of nomadic civilization in Astana on June 4-7

A festival of nomadic civilisation - Millenniums around Astana - opens doors into the ancient culture and lifestyle of nomadic people.

Festival of nomadic civilization in Astana on June 4-7
©Reuters/Goran Tomasevic
38 killed in DR Congo ethnic violence: government

A total of 38 people died in ethnic violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo at the weekend, many massacred when a church was set ablaze, the government said.

38 killed in DR Congo ethnic violence: government
Namgar. Photo ©minkultrb.ru
Namgar to bring ancient Buryat and Mongolian songs to The Spirit of Tengri

Namgar band from Buryatia will perform songs from their new album at the 2nd edition of The Spirit of Tengri on June 7th.

Namgar to bring ancient Buryat and Mongolian songs to The Spirit of Tengri
Photo courtesy of kavkaz-uzel.ru
Russia bans 'historically false' film on Stalin deportations of Chechens

Russia has refused to permit the release of a film about the mass deportations of entire ethnic groups on Stalin's orders during World War II, calling it anti-Russian and a falsification of history.

Russia bans 'historically false' film on Stalin deportations of Chechens
Death toll hits 32 in India rebel violence: police
Death toll hits 32 in India rebel violence: police

Police found nine more bodies Saturday after a deadly rampage by tribal separatists in India's remote northeastern Assam state, taking the death toll to 32 following two days of violence.

Death toll hits 32 in India rebel violence: police
Photo courtesy of akorda.kz
Impossible to be happy alone, unity is key: Nazarbayev

President Nazarbayev has participated in the celebration of the Holiday of Nations Unity in Astana.

Impossible to be happy alone, unity is key: Nazarbayev
Photo © Yaroslav Radlovskiy
How Astana and Almaty will celebrate Unity of Nations

Almaty and Astana have prepared a great number of venues and concerts to celebrate all the nations living in Kazakhstan.

How Astana and Almaty will celebrate Unity of Nations
©Reuters/Louafi Larbi
One dead, dozen wounded in fresh Algeria ethnic clashes

A young man died and a dozen more were injured Friday in fresh clashes between Arabs and Berbers near the southern Algerian town of Ghardaia, local sources said.

One dead, dozen wounded in fresh Algeria ethnic clashes
'Ethnic cleansing' taking place in C.Africa: Amnesty
'Ethnic cleansing' taking place in C.Africa: Amnesty

"Ethnic cleansing" is being carried out against Muslim civilians in the Central African Republic, with international peacekeepers unable to prevent it.

'Ethnic cleansing' taking place in C.Africa: Amnesty
Massacre, rapes, executions carried out in South Sudan: witnesses
Massacre, rapes, executions carried out in South Sudan: witnesses

South Sudanese soldiers have carried out a string of ethnic killings, including a massacre, house-to-house killings and rapes, following an outbreak of fighting more than a week ago.

Massacre, rapes, executions carried out in South Sudan: witnesses