The Astana Times
, Jul 25, 2014
Astana will celebrate its 15th anniversary as Kazakhstan’s capital on July 6, with week-long celebrations to mark Astana Day. The celebrations will showcase Astana as a “21st century regional hub,” and a spiritual, cultural and business center for Central Asia.
The Celebrations will see events such as the festival of nomadic civilisation, the Astana Arkau festival of Turkic music, the Astana Tartu festival of traditional music, Serper folk orchestra festival. The “city within a city” program, at the Kazakh Eli monument, will include a fair, art exhibitions and concerts.