Giuseppe Verdi's Aida opera was presented on the square in front of the Pyramid in Astana.
1 May in Kazakhstan's capital is celebrated with more than 200 events and finishes with grand fireworks in five spots of the city.
Kazakhstan’s capital city Astana will celebrate the New Year 2015 with spectacular fireworks.
Almaty will treat its residents and guests with a grand fireworks show at the Republic Square at 9-11 p.m. on September 21.
Almost one million people gathered in Astana for the celebrations of the Capital Day this year.
Fireworks will go off from three locations in Astana today, July 6, to celebrate the 16th anniversary of Astana.
Venezuelan police arrested 105 people and fired tear gas at anti-government student protesters who hurled stones and fireworks Wednesday at a ministry building in the capital, officials said.
A massive blaze broke out in a firecracker factory Saturday in central India, killing at least 15 people, local media said.
Sochi let its hair down on Sunday at a rollicking end-of-games Olympic party celebrating Russia's spirit and culture through the country's rich heritage of music and art.
Fireworks illuminated the skies across Asia and millions of families gathered together to usher in the Year of the Horse.
Sydney promised an unprecedented fireworks spectacular to kick off global new year celebrations Tuesday, the first in a wave of pyrotechnics to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to world record-chasing Dubai.
More than 160 people have been injured by fireworks in the Philippines as they prepared to welcome the New Year, the government said Saturday.
Dubai beat off opposition from Brazil, Russia and Turkey on Wednesday to win the right to host the 2020 World Expo, sparking celebrations in the Gulf city and a stunning fireworks display at the world's tallest building.
At least seven people died early Saturday in an explosion at a fireworks factory within a military complex.
A grandiose fireworks, multimedia light and sound show -- Almaty Skylight -- took place at the Astana Square of Almaty late on Septembre 14 to celebrate the Almaty City Day.
A small truck loaded with fireworks for a religious event exploded in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens, with one witness saying he saw "bodies flying" as people ran for cover.
The collapse of a bridge on an expressway in central China was likely caused by an explosion on a lorry carrying fireworks, a local official said Saturday as state media said the death toll rose to 11.
A million people crammed into New York's Times Square on Tuesday to greet the New Year in a global party that kicked off in Australia before rolling around the world in a non-stop chain of firework displays.
Sydney will Monday kick off a wave of dazzling firework displays welcoming in 2013 from Dubai to Paris and London, with long-isolated Yangon joining the global pyrotechnics for the first time.
Sydney's world-famous New Year's Eve fireworks will go interactive with a smartphone-powered light show, officials announced Thursday, with ambassador Kylie Minogue calling on the city to embrace.
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