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Turkestan - 1500 

 

 

Calendar of the Jubilee Events

 

Official events at presence of 
H.E.President Nursultan Nazarbaev
 and the Heads of Turkic States

20 October 

        Inauguration of the Mausoleum of Khodja Askhmed Yassawi 

        Visit to the City Historical Museum

      Inauguration of the International scientific    conference  "Historical and Cultural Dimensions of Turkestan"

Solemnity events

20 October

       Inauguration of the Mausoleum of Khodja Askhmed Yassawi 

        Visit to the City Historical Museum

     Inauguration of the International scientific conference"Historical and Cultural Dimensions of Turkestan"

Solemnity events

20 October 

        Musical performance "Turkestan – The Echo of Centuries"

       Gala-concert with the participation of the Military Orchestra of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Folklore Group "Turkic Peoples" (Ankara) and the participants of the International Festival of the Traditional Music of the Turkic countries "Turkestan and Music of Great Steppes"

        Illumination and firework 

21 October

       UNESCO Round Table "Culture of Peace in Central Asia"

      Concert of the Chambre Orchestra "Academy of Soloists"

      Traditional competitions of riders

      Music and Literature concert " Turkestan is My Song"

      Concert of Folklore Group "Turkic Peoples" (Ankara)

      Musical performances "Hello, Turkestan" with participation of artists groups from Astana, Almaty, Shymkent, Kzylorda, Kentau and Zhetysai

       Demonstration of historical movies "Downfall of Otrar", "Batyr Bayan", "Sultan Beibars"

       Youth musical evening "Ancient City Turkestan – the Beauty of Soul"

Exhibitions 

       International Arts Exhibition "Motives of Turkestan"

      Open painting exhibition "Turkestan's Arbat" at the old historical centre

       Exhibition of traditional arts "Aul of Crafts" ("Village of Craftsmen")

        UNESCO Exposition "Cultural Heritage"

 

Publications and information materials

        Publication of the encyclopedia volume "Turkestan" (in Kazakh language) UNESCO-Editorial "Kazakh Encyclopedia", Alamty

        Publication of "Divani-i-Khikmet" by Khodja Akhmed Yassawi (in Kazakh, Russian and English languages)  UNESCO-Institute of Oriental Studies, Almaty

       Release of CD-version of traditional music "Voices of Turkestan"

       Establishment of a Web-page devoted to the 1500-years anniversary of Turkestan

       Preparation of press-releases and press-conferences

Turkestan - 1500
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