This weekend will offer diverse experiences across the board. Astana is hosting the Teachers’ Summit, a premier educational event bringing together forward-thinking pioneers from around the world. The capital will also premiere a fantasy ballet production inspired by Turkic mythology. In Almaty, the K-Beauty Global Forum is set to take place, featuring beauty experts from Korea, who will share their secrets to success in the ever-demanding cosmetics industry.
Check out these events and more in the list by QazMonitor below.
Musical adventure concert by Forte Trio
This Friday offers a delightful journey into the brilliance of Czech Romantic music. Featuring the names among the composers of the 19th century, the evening will be accompanied by Bedrich Smetana’s Trio in G minor and Antonin Dvorak’s Dumky trio. While the former adheres to the Baroque tradition of using minor keys to convey heartache, Dumky are often praised for their innovative approach, offering a glimpse into one's self-reflection.
Date: October 6, 7:00 p.m.
Address: Astana Concert Hall, Kenesary Street 32
Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission (말모이, dir. Eom Yu-na) screening in celebration of Hangeul Day
It’s the 1940s, Pan-soo has lived a rough life. Illiterate, yet sly with his hands, he steals his way to a community dedicated to creating a Korean language dictionary at a time when Japanese rule suppressed any efforts to revive local identity.
Date: October 7, 5:00 p.m.
Address: Kinopark 7 IMAX Keruen, Keruen Mall, Dostyq Street 9
Ot Kyz (Fire Girl) ballet
A long time ago, the land of Tall Grasses suffered a great calamity at the hand of a humble bowman. In his quest to prove his bravery, young Mergen shot an arrow at the Sun, casting the entire world into darkness. Faced with the gravity of his actions, he embarks on a journey to rectify his wrongdoing.
October 6 – 7:00 p.m.
October 7 – 6:00 p.m.
Address: Astana Ballet, Uly Dala Avenue 43
This weekend will see the door to knowledge and education swing wide open, as the global pioneers of progress convene in Astana. Get ready for lectures programming, Gen-Z, and the art of designing engaging lectures for teenagers who are always on the move. These talks will be presented by champions of pedagogy, such as Keishia Thorpe, Evans Odei, Akash Patel, and others.
Dates: October 7
NOTE: For the full program, please refer to the official schedule.
Address: The Museum of the First President, Alikhan Bokeikhan Street 1A
K-Beauty Global Forum
If you are interested in Korean cosmetics, the beauty and grooming industry, and aspire to start your own business, then we have an event for you this Friday. The K-Beauty Global Forum will bring together six shop and brand founders from Korea, ready to share their 101s on the bumpy road to success in the cosmetics industry.
Date: October 6, 5:00 p.m.
Address: Kazakhstan hotel, Dostyk Avenue 52, 52/2
The House of Artists exhibition by Inna Vasilieva, Medat, and Erken Kagarov
The Kasteyev Museum welcomes the art of three contemporary Uzbek artists, each with a unique artistic philosophy. The works of Inna Vasilieva depict still-life scenes that hold deep symbolic subtext, while her husband, Medat Kagarov, explores pictorial poetics through the interplay of colors and expressive plasticity. Their son, Erken, as an urban designer, specializes in various digital graphics and sculpture techniques.
Date: until October 24
Address: Abylkhan Kasteyev Museum of Arts, Microdistrict Koktem-3, 22/1
Trees exhibition by Teoman Hos
In an endeavor to capture the world from a non-human view, Teoman Hos depicts trees as silent witnesses to ages past, entrusted with ancient secrets. What stories might be concealed within the wrinkles of the bark, the depths of their roots, the rings encircling the heartwood, and the very heights of the crowns?
Date: until October 27
Address: Art Lane gallery, Gogol Street 15