The upcoming weekend promises to be filled with a grand variety of music, sure to delight every musical taste. From a bard's heartfelt rendition of beloved love songs to Son Pascal's nostalgic trip back to the 2010s in Astana, and masterful orchestrations of symphonic masterpieces from American animated movies in Almaty.
Check out this and more events in the list by QazMonitor below.
Astronomy School lectures to all things space
Every Sunday from May 28 to June 18, astronomers and avid space enthusiasts will delve into the captivating mysteries of the Universe, from the possibility of inhabitable planets among the distant stars to the enigmas of our own Solar System, hidden before our eyes.
May 28, 11:00 a.m.
June 4, 11:00 a.m.
June 11, 11:00 a.m.
June 18, 11:00 a.m.
Address: Second-floor food court at Abu Dhabi Plaza, Sarayshyq Street 7/7
'Kozimnin karasy' concert by Polina Tyrina
Hailing from Astana, Polina Tyrina skillfully blends jazz elements into her songwriting, infusing the local ambiance with cozy vibes. Inspired by the beloved love song, her program promises an enchanting experience with a medley of Kazakh folk songs performed on the dim-lit stage.
Date: May 28, 7:00 p.m.
Address: The Walls, Mangilik Yel Avenue 38
Son Pascal concert
In the 2010s, Son Pascal made his way into the hearts of the Kazakh people as one of the few artists at the time who sang in Kazakh. This Sunday, the Italian singer returns to Astana, bringing with him his new repertoire, like ‘Men Seni Suyemin’, as well as the tried and true classics, such as ‘Englishman in Shymkent’, among others.
Date: May 28, 8:00 p.m.
Address: Wyndham Garden Astana hotel, Khuseyn Ben Talal Street 25
'Urban Philosophy' exhibition by Karine Paronyanc
The search for a sectio aurea (the golden ratio) in the heap of architectural structures, led the Latvian artist Karine Paronyanc to the realm of conceptual art, where the city's hustle and bustle is encoded into a captivating mishmash of lines.
Date: until June 25
Address: Forte Kulanshi Art Space, Dostyq Street 8/1
'Where the Sun Rises' tour at the Botanical Garden
The garden's exhibits, themed around the flora of East Asia and the Russian Far East, offer a glimpse into the lush landscapes and gardening philosophy of distant lands. From the kiwifruit-bearing trees of China to the otherworldly appearance of Japanese angelica tree barks, these displays showcase the rich diversity and beauty of the region.
NOTE: tours will be conducted in Russian. Registration for the event through the contact provided on the garden’s official webpage is required.
Date: May 27, 11:00 a.m.
Address: Botanical Garden, Timiryazev Street 36D
'Don’t forget' animated movies soundtrack concert
The Korkem project weaves together a tapestry of vibrant nostalgia, transporting audiences back to cherished moments from 'The Lion King' and 'Shrek'. The upcoming performance will also delve into more contemporary experiences, exploring the depths of emotion found in recent Pixar masterpieces like 'Coco' and 'Soul'.
Date: May 27, 6:00 p.m.
Address: Almaty Theater, Al-Farabi Avenue 30