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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
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
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
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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
Sandra of TRAD.ATTACK. Photo © Nikolay Kolessnikov
Estonian folklore energizes crowd at The Spirit of Tengri in Almaty

A young and ambitious band from Estonia Trad.Attack! has energized the crow with a contemporary take on traditional Estonian folklore.

Estonian folklore energizes crowd at The Spirit of Tengri in Almaty
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
Radik Tyulyush. Photo © Nikolay Kolessnikov
Mongolian ethno-rock and Tuvan throat singing conclude first day at The Spirit of Tengri

The first day of The Spirit of Tengri 2015 has ended with the performances of a legendary throat singer from Tuva Radik Tylyush with the Chalma project and Chinese rock band Hanggai.

Mongolian ethno-rock and Tuvan throat singing conclude first day at The Spirit of Tengri
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
The Spirit of Tengri promotes spirituality and heritage

The Spirit of Tengri 2015 brings talented musicians from 11 countries representing their unique cultures and musical histories

The Spirit of Tengri promotes spirituality and heritage
TRAD.ATTACK from Estonia. Photo © Nikoloay Kolessnikov
Mongolian ethnic rock meets Estonian folklore at The Spirit of Tengri

Some of the participants of The Spirit of Tengri have come to Kazakhstan for the first time to perform in front of thousands of people.

Mongolian ethnic rock meets Estonian folklore at The Spirit of Tengri
Namgar, Ole Jørn Myklebust and Nillas Holmberg. Photo © tengrinews.kz
The Spirit of Tengri builds bridges between cultures: The Shin

Participants of the Spirit of Tengri festival are in Almaty, rehearsing and awaiting the show.

The Spirit of Tengri builds bridges between cultures: The Shin
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The Spirit of Tengri has everything it takes to become largest ethnic festival

Chairman of the Board of Kaspi Bank Vyacheslav Kim is confident that a bright future awaits the international ethnic music festival The Spirit of Tengri.

The Spirit of Tengri has everything it takes to become largest ethnic festival
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Craftsmen's fairground to open at the Spirit of Tengri 2015

The 3rd edition of The Spirit of Tengri will turn the Abay square into an ethnic and cultural fairground

Craftsmen's fairground to open at the Spirit of Tengri 2015
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The Spirit of Tengri 2015 presents historical journey through ethnic music

International contemporary ethnic music festival The Spirit of Tengri extends its geographic repertoire this year.

The Spirit of Tengri 2015 presents historical journey through ethnic music
Chyltys Tannagasheva. Photo courtesy of onparty.me
The Spirit of Tengri 2015: place where electronic meets ethnic music

The Sprit of Tengri international music festival unites ethnic and progressive electronic music this year.

The Spirit of Tengri 2015: place where electronic meets ethnic music
Yedil Khussainov. Photo © Yedil Khussainov
Yedil Khussainov brings unimaginable blend of Kazakh classical, jazz and ethnic music to The Spirit of Tengri

Well-known Kazakh musician Yedil Khussainov will perform at The Spirit of Tengri with a choir, an international contemporary ethnic music festival in Almaty

Yedil Khussainov brings unimaginable blend of Kazakh classical, jazz and ethnic music to The Spirit of Tengri
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The Spirit of Tengri opens this Saturday June 7

This Saturday on June 7th at 5 pm, The Spirit of Tengri opens its second festival with 13 ethno music bands and renowned artists in Almaty.

The Spirit of Tengri opens this Saturday June 7
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