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Astana, Kazakhstan • 12 June 2023

5 Events to Attend in Astana and Almaty, June 9-11

Pet Fest, Mgzavrebi concert, and Latifa Saeed art exhibition

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This weekend, love and music will come together to captivate us. In Astana, the popular Georgian band Mgzavrebi will enchant the audience with their contemplative songs, while Almaty is to host a truly wholesome Pet Fest where visitors will be able to meet and even adopt their new four-legged friends.

Find out about this and more events in the list by QazMonitor below.

Astana

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ArtDate workshop

If you're looking to unwind with your partner and have grown tired of the tried and true restaurant dates, why not try your hand at a shared painting lesson? It can be a way to unlock your creative side while spending a good time with your significant other.

Date: June 10, 6:00 p.m.

Address: ArtLab school, Bogenbay Batyr Avenue 56A

Entrance: ₸‎12,000-₸15,900

Mgzavrebi
Mgzavrebi

Mgzavrebi concert

Hailing from Georgia, the Mgzavrebi band has truly lived up to their name meaning passengers, as they have toured all over the world, bringing their soft yet powerful riffs that beautifully reflect the complexities of life wherever they go.

Date: June 10, 7:00 p.m.

Address: The Bus music pub, Korgalzhyn Highway 3

Entrance: ₸‎21,400

Almaty

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Love and Solidarity Weekend

Open Sourcing Love invites everyone to a two-day healing practice centered around writing and self-reflection. The first day will delve into the power of writing as a means of fostering solidarity and support, while the second will feature recording sessions on everything that love is, whether it be the romantic infatuation or the everyday empathy we extend to the world around us.

NOTE: registration for the event is required via the organizer's official form. The stories written during the first day will be sent to one of the community centers in Berlin that support refugee children from Ukraine, while recordings of love expressions will air on the lumbung radio.

Dates:

June 9, 6:00 p.m.

June 10, 12:00 a.m.

Address: Goethe-Institut Kasachstan, Nauryzbay Batyr Street 31

Entrance: Free

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Pet Fest

This Sunday promises to be simply ‘purrfect’, as the Pet Fest is just around the corner, offering an opportunity to gain valuable insights into caring for our beloved furballs, with a range of lectures and workshops, and ways to support local shelters.

Date: June 10, 1:00 p.m.

Address: Forum Mall Almaty, Seyfullin Avenue 617

Entrance: ₸‎5,000

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A Black Silhouette art exhibition by Latifa Saeed

Emirati artist Latifa Saeed weaves a narrative of metaphorical contemplation and reflection on the contemporary now, drawing inspiration from Arabic poetry and literature. As a Dubai native, she witnessed how a place centered around a single skyscraper transformed into an Amazon of сoncrete and stone.

Date: until July 8

Address: Almaty Gallery, Dostyk Avenue 44

Entrance: ₸‎1,500

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