Kurmangazy orchestra is the first national professional ensemble in the history of instrumental music.
Zhaniya Aubakirova is People's Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, an outstanding musician.
Sofia is a professor of the law school at Xi'an Jiaotong Universit and a well-known public figure.
The theatre was founded in 1933.
This year musicians give the 100th performance at the festival.
Summer tour of Kazakh orchestra has become a tradition over the last 20 years.
Samal Eslyamova is the only actress who received the Cannes Best Actress Award in the post-Soviet countries.