‘Astana Keshteri’ Delights Audiences Once Again
One of the most awaited cultural events of the year in Kazakhstan is the traditional ‘Astana Keshteri’ international festival. Well-known world-class performers have prepared unforgettable musical evenings for the dedicated audience. The festival has long been famous for its genre diversity featuring classic, folk, jazz and pop music.
According to Laura Akhmetova, head of ‘Degdar’ humanitarian fund, over the years, nearly 30,000 listeners and spectators have been to the concerts of the festival, and millions of spectators have watched the televised broadcast of the performances. ‘What is unique about our festival? We strive to make high art accessible to everyone,’ Akhmetova told Kazakh TV.
This year the festival was opened by one of the best opera singers of Kazakhstan, winner of many international competitions, Medet Chotabayev. He dedicated a speech to his Italian teacher. World-famous artists took part in the concert.
The festival will end on June 7th with an outstanding instrumental concert titled ‘Four Pianos and Viola’ which will feature timeless classical hits, as well as other music performances.