The legendary Almaty circus will come on tour to Astana for the first time


From March 9 to April 1, 2018, the Kazakh state circus will present “SKIFIY” circus laser show on the Capital circus’s arena. Presentation will become a gift of the legendary circus of Almaty to the 20th anniversary of the capital. It is noteworthy that the artists will perform in Astana for the first time. Moreover, the visit to the capital will be the first collective tour of the Kazakh state circus for the last thirty years. It is significant that the beginning of a new tour of the famous circus group begins with the capital of our republic.

In the program of “SKIFIY” circus laser show are: “Nomad” horse-acrobatic group- the leader, the winner of Oscar American Academy Award, the Honored artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhaidarbek Kunguzhinov; “Couple Equilibrium”- gold medalists of “Shabyt” 6th International Festival of creative youth Talgat Unalbayev and Indira Tutkabekova; “The trained dogs” routine – the head, the bronze prize-winner of the International festivals of circus art in Uchao city and Wuhan city Timur Korzhumbayev; “Acrobatic track” routine – holders of the Grand Prix of “Shabyt” XVIII International Festival of creative youth, the leader Serik Burashev; “The trained bears” – the head, the famous director of routines with carnivorous animals Vasiliy Doronin; “Acrobats on the tent pole” – laureates of international circus festivals Adlet Tikanov and Kamila Kurkembayeva; “Air ring” Madina Urazaliyeva; “The trained goats” Assel Beisekova; “Air belts” Dauren Kadirov and Sayat Mukanov; “The Wheel of Syrah” Dastan Mazhenov; “Rhine wheels” Farida Ashirbakiyeva, Dmitriy Shchadko, Natalya Doronina and Zhasulan Turgynbay; “Air canvas” Shynar Abilgazinova; “Transformation” Lyazzat Baitokanova and Zhadra Spatayeva; “Kor de Parel” by Maya Ulykpanova and Serikkazy Tilebaldy; “Laser show” Maxim Novikov; A fabulous performance is accompanied by “Asia” dance-acrobatic group.

Demonic forces counteract the good and only true love of the batyr is able to stop the evil. The language of circus art describes about the fabulous adventures of the steppe batyr Yer Tostik, there will be magical encounters with other magic characters on the way of the mythological batyr: he will meet the legendary bird Samruk, the treacherous Bektory, the faithful, heroic horse Shalkuyryk, the beautiful peri Ak-sulu and the cheerful dervishes.

This presentation is filled with mystery, expectation and omen of a miracle, the original script is written specially for the program, filled with a bright, unusual story, new unique circus routines and dizzying tricks are prepared, about two hundred designer suits, unusual props  are prepared, the latest stage technologies are used.

An unforgettable trip to the world of fairy tales was prepared for you by professional screenwriters and stage directors, composers, fashion designers, choreographers and ballet masters, sound and light directors, and of course circus artists and their trained nurslings! Fantastic laser special effects, professional stage lights and sound, the image on the transformed LED screens accompany performances of the artists.

Give children a joyful and happy meeting with the wonderful world of the Circus and the beautiful heroes of the mysterious country of Scythia in the holidays of spring!

The Kazakh circus group twice became the repeated winner of the All-Union review-competition of national circus groups. For ten years, the Kazakh circus was recognized as one of the best circus groups of the USSR. In 1980, the Kazakh circus group was awarded the title of “Honored group of the Kazakh SSR”.

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