El zhuregі - Astana
Happy Birthday, Astana!
Astana has become the venue for a host of landmark cultural and art events at the international level over its 20 years of history. It is noteworthy that all of them turned out to be significant historically gave a powerful impetus to Kazakh art, enriching it with new ideas. In the capital, embodied in life through the initiative of the President, there is a vivid manifestation of the spirit of the city, aimed at the future and aimed at success. Grandiose events were presented as part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the capital.
Today the capital lives throughout many different occasions, creating its own history, among the brightest milestones which are being held without any exaggeration on a global scale.
One of them is the II World Theater Festival "Astana". For the second year in a row, the festival "Astana" never ceases to amaze and delight the residents and guests of the capital. This festival has become a large-scale cultural event of continental importance, where world theatrical groups performed. The famous theaters from Europe and Asia came to congratulate the capital on the anniversary: Piccolo di Milano "(Italy)," 1927 "(Great Britain), "Meno Fortas "(Lithuania), "Warszawa theater" (Poland), Independent international theater "11"( Germany), the Georgian State Academic Theater named after Sh. Rustaveli (Georgia), "Nakamura Gekijo" (Japan), "Beijing People's Art Theater" (China), Uzbek National Academic Drama Theater (Uzbekistan), Chui Regional Theater named after Sh.Termichikov, Academic Drama Theater named after T. Abdumomunova (Kyrgyzstan), the St. Petersburg Academic Theater named after Lensoveta and the Moscow Provincial Theater (Russia). The guest of honor of the festival is the stars of the world cinema, the Oscar winner and Golden Palm tree of the Cannes Film Festival Juliette Binoche (France).
II World Festival "Astana" is one of the country's image cultural projects, which represents a grandiose, spectacular journey to the theatrical world. The organizer of the II World Theater Festival "Astana" is the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, with the assistance of "Qazaqconcert" State Concert Organization and the Association of theaters of Kazakhstan.
"Qazaqconcert" State Concert Organization will be presented for the first time in Kazakhstan with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the RK the famous French-Canadian musical "Notre dame de Paris" R.Kochchante and L. Plamondon on the plot of the novel by V. Hugo "Notre Dame Cathedral" after the successful production of the world-famous musical "Romeo and Juliet" by Gerard Presgurvik in Kazakh.
The musical "Notre dame de Paris" is the first and foremost an entertaining work that will leave no one indifferent, it has an extraordinary fascinating force.
For the first time staged in Paris 20 years ago, the musical has been still collecting sold outs, and entered the Guinness Book of Records as having the greatest success in the first year of work. All the European capitals from Rome to Berlin already have their version of "Notre dame de Paris". Now Astana is going to join them. The musical is translated into 9 languages of the world, and undoubtedly this work will enrich the repertoire of the domestic theater.
Kazakhstan audience will be able to hear the famous hits "Belle", "Danse mon Esmeralda", "Le Temps des Cathedrales". Residents and guests of the capital will be able to enjoy modern choreography fully, the grandiose music of R. Kochchan, beautiful vocals, artistic and technical decisions of the directors. It is symbol of the 20th anniversary of the musical coincides with the anniversary of our capital.