8 July 2018
"The Spirit of Astana will be the best summer festival" - Issekeshev
Akim of Astana Asset Issekeshev has visited the International Festival of Contemporary Ethnic Music The Spirit of Astana 2018, Tengrinews.kz reports.
The mayor arrived at the Festival at its very height and noted that he was pleased with the organization.
"The Festival is excellent, we had the idea of it two years ago, and I think that with every year the scale will only increase, and it will be the best summer festival," Asset Issekeshev said.
"In general, music means a lot to me, especially national and original, like this," the Akim added.
Recall that for three holiday days there is a grandiose show taking place in Astana - International Festival of Contemporary Ethnic Music The Spirit of Astana. More than 120 musicians from 23 countries perform in the square in front of the Baiterek monument.
This year the guests of the Festival are: famous Turkish band BaBa ZuLa who perform psychedelic rock of the 60s and 70s, reggae and dub to the sounds of baglama and drum of the Darbuka; bright representative of the new generation of Tuvan musicians Khoomei Beat; famous Azerbaijani musician Natig Shirinov with his project Natig Rhythm Group and other performers from Hungary, Georgia, Lithuania, Ukraine and a number of countries.