The festive fireworks in honor of the Independence Day will be launched in three districts of Astana

12.12.2017

On December 16, Kazakhstan will celebrate the 26th anniversary of the country’s independence. In honor of the festival various cultural events are planned in Astana. Exhibitions, contests, theatrical premieres and concerts, timed to the Independence Day, will be held throughout the capital’s cultural institutions during the week.

A number of events began already the day before. In the Museum named after Saken Seifullin an exhibition “Yel zhuregi – Astana” was opened, in the museum “Algeria” the exposition “Zheltoksan – tauelsizdiktіn bastauy” began to work for visitors. The Palace of Independence together with the Union of Artists of Astana city presented the exhibition of paintings “Tauelsizdik belgisi – Astana”, the State Theater of Dance “Naz” presented a concert “Tauelsizdik tiregi – Astana” for the audience.

On December 14 and 17, concerts will be held in the Concert Hall “Astana” with the participation of the Symphony Orchestra and the Saryarka folk instruments ensemble dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan. And on December 16 at 7:30 p.m. there will be a festive concert “An men anshi”.

Fans of theater art will be able to visit the premiere and historical performances. So, on December 14 the premiere of “Zhasauyl” will be staged at the theater of the young spectator “Zhastar” which is based on the drama of Kyrgyz writer Zhanysh Kulmambetov, on December 16 at the Kazakh State Drama Theater of Music and Drama named after K.Kuanyshbaev a historical drama “Abylaihannyn armany” will ve staged, on the same day in the State Academic Russian Drama Theater named after M.Gorky there will be two performances – a fairy tale “Brother Fox and Brother Rabbit” for children and the eclectics “Master and Margarita” for adults. On a festive day, children will be able to visit the puppet theater, in which the fairy tale “Atameken” will be presented. On December 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Palace of Peace and Harmony there will be a solo concert of the famous artist Gadilbek Zhanay “Kerek ekensin.”

The largest festive events in Astana will be two grandiose concerts with the participation of Kazakh pop stars, which will be held on open air. On December 16, Alisher Karimov, Ali Okapov, Zhugunusov brothers, Marzhan Arapbaeva, Askar Zhunisbek, trio “ArtDombra” will appear on stages in the capital in honor of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Festive events will pass on the City square and on the square at the “Baiterek” monument. The beginning of the concerts is at 6:00 p.m. Residents and guests of the capital are also expected to see salute, which will be launched on December 16 at 10:00 p.m. on the embankment of the Esil river near the SEC “Khan Shatyr” and in the park at the intersection of Abylaihan Avenue and Pushkin Street.

Department of Culture, Archives
and Documentation of Astana city

Weekly plan of activities in cultural institutions of Astana
from 11 to 17 of December 2017

Date and Time Event Venue
December 11
15.00
Concert of State Dance Theater  «Naz» «Tauelsyzdyk tiregi – Astana» State Dance Theater  «Naz»
December 11-16 Exhibition «El  zhuregi – Astana» S. Seifullin Museum
December 11-17 Exhibition   «Zheltoksan –  tauelsyzdyktin  bastauy» «ALZHIR» museum
December 11-17 Exhibition together with the Union of Artists of Astana
«Tauelsyzdyk  belgisi – Astana»
Palace of Independence
December 11-17 Photo exhibition
«Erkindiktin dastany – Astana»
Palace of Independence
December 11-17
10.00
Fair of Goods from Germany «Zhastar»  Palace
December 11-30 Photo exhibition
«Elbasy armany – askak Astana»
Palace of Independence
December 11
19.00
Republican competition
«Tauelsyzdyk  talgauly»
Concert  Hall
«Astana»
December 12-14 Personal exhibition of Mukhtar Baibosynov «Reverence to the great musicians» Palace of Independence
December 12-14 Exhibition  «Movement in space»  from the collection of Jeanne Spooner Palace of Independence
December 12-14 Exhibition of Applied Arts
«Patterns of the Great Steppe»
Palace of Independence
December 12
19.00
Performance, N. Vorozhbit «Uyat»(«Artishok»  theatre) Palace of Peace and Reconciliation
December 13-17 10.00 Carpet Fair
«Uly dala kilemderi»
«Zhastar»  Palace
December 13
19.00
Concert «Screen tones. The best …» (chamber hall) «Astana-Opera»
 Opera and Ballet Theatre
December 14-19 10.00-20.00 New Year Exhibition-Fair Concert  Hall
«Astana»
December 14
15.00
PREMIERE Zh. Kulmambetov «Zhasauyl», drama «Zhastar»  Theatre
December 14
19.00
Concert of the symphony orchestra dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan Concert  Hall
«Astana»
December 15 12.00, 14.00 K. Eshmuratova «The old man is  a rolling stone»,  fairy tale Puppet Theatre
December 15 20.00 The musical performance of Nadezhda Meicher-Granovskaya «Historia de un amor» Kazmedia Center
December 15 15.30, 18.30 Ice show «Alice in the Wonderland» Sport Palace «Kazakhstan»
December 16
9.00
IV  International Festival of Children and Youth Creativity  «New Year’s Carnival» «Zhastar»  Palace
December 16
11.00
S. Astrakhantsev «Brer Fox and Brer Rabbit», fairy tale State academic Russian drama theatre named after M. Gorkiy
December 16 12.00, 14.00 K. Eshmuratova «Atameken»,  
fairy tale
Puppet Theatre
December 16 15.00, 18.00 Ice show «Alice in the Wonderland» Sport Palace «Kazakhstan»
December 16 18.00 M. Bulgakov «The Master and Margarita»,  eclecticism State academic Russian drama theatre named after M. Gorkiy
 December 16
18.00
Gala concert dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan City square,the square at the monument «Bayterek»
December 16 18.00 L. Minkus «Don Quixote»,  ballet  
(great hall)
«Astana-Opera»
 Opera and Ballet Theatre
December 16 18.30 D. Ramazan«Abylaykhannyn Armany»,  
historical drama
Kazakh State academic music and drama theatre named after K. Kuanyshbaev
December 16 19.30 Concert with the participation of Kazakh pop stars «An men anshi» Concert  Hall
«Astana»
December 16 22.00 Festive fireworks Esil River embankment,territory near SEC «Khan Shatyr»,square at the intersection of Abylaykhan Ave. and Pushkin St.
December 17 10.00 International Children’s Competition «Friends Kazakhstan» «Zhastar»  Palace
December 17 11.00 G. Andersen
«Thumbelina», fairy tale
State academic Russian drama theatre named after M. Gorkiy
December 17 17.00 Concert «Dumandy el» with the participation of ensemble of folk instruments «Saryarka» Concert  Hall
«Astana»
December 17 18.00 K. Ludwig «Divas»,
comedy
State academic Russian drama theatre named after M. Gorkiy
December 17 18.00 Gala concert dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan
«Onerim sagan, Tauelsyzdigim»(great hall)
«Astana-Opera»
 Opera and Ballet Theatre
December 17 18.30 U. Esdaulet «Zere»,  drama Kazakh State academic music and drama theatre named after K. Kuanyshbaev
December 17 19.00 Concert of Gadilbek Zhanay
«Kerek ekencin»
Palace of Peace and Reconciliation