Events planned in Nur-Sultan on holiday weekend

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Exhibitions, concerts, performances, premieres, class hours - such an extensive program has been prepared by cultural institutions of the capital for the 29th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, reports with reference to the press service of the capital's akimat.

Most events will be held online, noted the Culture Department of Nur-Sultan.

Thus, the entire December on the first floor of the Palace of Independence, in honor of the holiday, the exhibition "Тәуелсіздіктің белгісі – Нұр-Сұлтан" is opened. You can also view the exposition on the @tauelsizdik_sarayi Instagram page.

December 14 - 16, the new Musical Theater of the young spectator of Nur-Sultan akimat invites residents and guests of the city to the premiere of M. Auezov's musical drama "Abay - Togzhan".

In honor of the holiday, the State Academic Philharmonic Society of Nur-Sultan invites the townspeople to an online concert "Тәуелсіздік тұғырым". The broadcast will be on the YouTube channel of the Philharmonic Society and the astana_filarmoniya accounts (facebook, instagram).

In the Arc de Triomphe, the Directorate for preservation of monuments and objects of historical and cultural heritage is organizing an exhibition of contemporary fine arts and a thematic exposition "Тәуелсіздік – мәңгілік
ел мұраты".

December 15 - 17, the Museum-Memorial Complex of Victims of Political Repression and Totalitarianism "ALZHIR" will present an online exhibition "Тәуелсіздік тұғыры биікте" on its YouTube channel and official accounts.

The Saken Seifullin museum also prepared festive events for the 29th anniversary of the country's independence. On December 15, on the page Seifullin_museum in social networks, a challenge "Тәуелсіздіктің алтын
арқауы – ана тілім" will be organized, where students will demonstrate their expressive reading skills. A day later, the museum staff will hold an online exhibition "Тәуелсіздік – ұлы бақыт".

The Centralized Library System of the city also organizes many cognitive games, hours of history, and other classes. All events will be held online on the accounts of the city libraries in social networks.

On holidays, Astana residents and guests of the city are invited to the capital's theaters.

December 15, at 19:00, the artists of "Zhastar Theater" will perform the folk heroic dramatic poem "Нартәуекел". The State dance theater "NAZ" will present the choreographic performance "Тұйғындар".

December 15 - 16, at 19:00, the "Nomad City Hall" of the Nur-Sultan akimat invites guests to the premiere of the play "Zhas Abay".

December 15, the State Academic Russian Drama Theater named after M. Gorky is preparing N. Gogol's comedy "The Marriage". A day later, already in an online format, the Gorky Theater will broadcast a musical and poetic composition based on the works of Saken Seifullin, Beyimbet Mailin and Ilyas Zhansugurov "Winged Confession of Free Hearts".

December 16 at 12:00, 14:00 and 16:00 the Puppet Theater will present the patriotic performance "Atameken".

On the same day, a circus plot and a documentary program organized by the Capital Circus can be viewed on the page, and the Zhastar Palace in social networks will show a musical congratulation from the pop-jazz ensemble "Zhiger".

"All events will be held in strict compliance with sanitary rules," added the city administration.
12:46, 15 December 2020