Day of Capital to be attended by special guests


Damir Baimanov

“The Day of the Capital will be a public holiday beginning from this year”, Astana Mayor Imangali Tasmagambetov has said today at a press conference.

I.Tasmagambetov informed of the activities that will take place in the city. Totally 36 festive events are expected within the celebration days, including concerts with participation of Placido Domingo, Lara Fabian, Igor Krutoy, Laima Vajkule, “Zveri” band. Mayors of Moscow Yury Luzhkov and Mayor of Sochi Anatoly Pakhomov will attend the celebrations.

According to the Mayor, KZT 120 mln were budgeted into the celebration of the 11th anniversary of the city. Sponsors’ funds to the amount of KZT 1 bln were attracted as well.