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​Tomorrow local popular singer Akmaral Mashimova back on stage after 10 year break Culture

​Tomorrow local popular singer Akmaral Mashimova back on stage after 10 year break

Akmaral Mashimova –popular singer from Atyrau, she was the first to perform the anthem of the city created by local composer Bolat Kokhamanov and poetess Marzhan Ershuova in 1996. At the peak of her fame she suddenly disappeared from the stage and now after 10 years to long-awaited pleasure of the admirers of her talent she will be performing at the Drama theatre stage tomorrow on December 10 at 19:00 hrs. December 9 2015, 17:42 3 399 views
​Timur Bekmambetov - Director of BEN-HUR's remake visited his home town Atyrau Culture

​Timur Bekmambetov - Director of BEN-HUR's remake visited his home town Atyrau

Famous director and producer who was born in Atyrau and graduated from school named after Kirov, once left to study at the university and later became famous outside of Kazakhstan. Occasionally he returns to his small homeland to visit his numerous relatives and to honor the memory of his mother who is buried here. He also visited the office of “Atyrau Zharyk" (local power company) where his father worked for many years. Power engineering specialists established a memorial board in memory of his father - Nuruakhit Bekmambetov and showed it to his famous son. June 16 2015, 11:07 3 474 views
​At Stephane and Chantal de Mahieu's musical evening (+photos) Culture

​At Stephane and Chantal de Mahieu's musical evening (+photos)

At the end of April in the cozy lounge room of Stephane and Chantal de Mahieu's house, a big audience of expats and Kazakhs gathered consisting mostly of their friends and colleagues for a small chamber musical concert. For the “first part" of the concert, local professional musicians had been invited, and the second part was a wonderful surprise with the performance of the hosts Stephane and Chantal who as it appeared, are not only great admirers of the Kazakh music, genuinely interested in Kazakh folk music.. but also good music amateurs, who understand the music canons.... May 14 2015, 10:00 3 804 views
Toni Turi sang legendary Kazakh song "Balkadisha" at San Remo Culture

Toni Turi sang legendary Kazakh song "Balkadisha" at San Remo

The Italian engineer Tony Turi (former Agip employee) about whom we wrote several times in our newspaper ("The Ambassador of the Neapolitan song in Atyrau", etc.) who decided to change his career of the oil engineer to the singing career, started his rising to musical stardom here, in Atyrau, and he stepped onto the international stage with the Kazakh folk song "Balkadisha" that he sang at San Remo.doc last month. Tony participated in a selection round where he sang our "Balkadisha". It would be interesting to track Tony's evolution as a singer …. March 27 2015, 17:45 5 892 views
“Classical music evening” concert on Feb. 19 Culture

“Classical music evening” concert on Feb. 19

On February 19, at 7:00pm in House of Culture named after Kurmangazy in Zhilgorodok a concert - “Classical music evening” will be held. Atyrau Academic Folk Instruments Orchestra named after Dina Nurpeissova will perform the music pieces by Tchaikovsky, Glinka, Rossini, Mozart, Gounod, etc. Famous Atyrau soloists Marzhan Torekhanova, Ella Kurtieva, Amanzhan Baisagariev and others will perform at the concert. The chief conductor of the orchestra is Orak Zhaurov. February 17 2015, 17:59 2 447 views