site.news_by_theme May 1
1 May in Kazakhstan's capital is celebrated with more than 200 events and finishes with grand fireworks in five spots of the city.
The main idea behind the celebration is to create awareness of the great number of ethnic groups and nations living in Kazakhstan.
May 1 is the day Almaty will start its fountain season this year. 10 large fountains will be turned on.
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov has signed a governmental decree shifting the dates to make May holidays longer.
Tens of thousands of angry protesters staged May Day rallies in several countries of the crisis-wracked eurozone Wednesday, as fury erupted at demonstrations in Bangladesh after a deadly building collapse.
Kazakhstan residents will have three days off in May.
More than 20 thousand people will take part in the official part of the event timed to the People's Unity Day in Almaty.