Cultural program

National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan
National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan is located along Tauelsizdik Avenue, on the main square of the country – The Independence Square.

The museum harmoniously blends into the single architectural ensemble with the Қазақ Елі monument, the Independence Palace, the Palace of Peace and Harmony, the “Hazret Sultan” cathedral- mosque and the National University ...

«Astana Bayterek» Monument
«Astana Bayterek» Monument

The landmark of the Capital, architectural lucky charm – the ‘Astana Bayterek’ Monument – is a memorial structure, encompassing a deep philosophical, political and historical meaning. Mythical and epic version of ‘Bayterek’ completely reflects Kazakh ideals who strive for living in peace, harmony and according to their national traditions. Atop of the Kok-Tobe mountain there grows life tree ‘Bayterek’, at the foot of the mountain there is the limitless ocean. The holy bird, Samruk, lays a golden egg (the Sun) in the tree crown. The dragon eats the golden ...

«Nur Alem» Sphere
«Nur Alem» Sphere

The “Nur Alem” sphere is located at the address: Mangilik Avenue and is the central architectural heritage site of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017, which was successfully held in Astana.

This is a unique building in the form of a sphere with 80 meters of diameter, at the very top of which two silent wind turbines...

The State Opera and Ballet Theatre «Astana Opera»
The State Opera and Ballet Theatre «Astana Opera»

The State Opera and Ballet Theatre «Astana Opera» was founded in 2013 on the initiative of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Äbishuly Nazarbayev and its inauguration was confined to the 15th anniversary of the Capital. June 21, 2013, the ‘Astana Opera’ Theatre solemnly opened its first theatrical season with the opera by a great Kazakh composer Mukan Tulebayev called ‘Birzhan and Sara’. Fall, 2013, saw world premiere of the ‘Astana Opera’ Theatre that opened its doors to the entire world ...

Palace of Peace and Reconciliation
Palace of Peace and Reconciliation

The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation is located on Tauelsizdik Avenue. It was opened in late 2006. The author of the project is the world-famous British architect Norman Foster, who created many amazing structures around the world. The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation is a Kazakhstan’s truly unique structure, whose blazing faces, in the best way possible, decorate the capital. The idea of its construction belongs to the President of the Republic Nursultan Nazarbayev, who proposed to create ...