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A unique ethno-town to be organized in Astana during the EXPO-2017

02 May 2017, 14:22
Photo: primeminister.kz

Ethnoaul will be organized on the basis of Kazanat racetrack and will occupy the territory of 47 hectares, said the Minister of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Arystanbek Mukhamediuly, at the press conference on the results of the meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

"I am sure that ethnoaul will interest 90 percent of visitors to EXPO-2017 and will be in second place on attendances after the exhibition pavilions," the minister said.

The unique exposition will include the already operating race track. The competitions will be held on national sports such as kokpar, aldaraspak, teңge ilu, uyz kuu, baige, koshkar koteru and zamby atu. National sports events such as the President's International Cup for wrestling and Kokpar World Cup will also be held.

A village of artisans will be recreated for visitors to see how objects of arts and crafts are made. Gourmets and connoisseurs of authenticity will have an opportunity to taste dishes of Kazakh national cuisine.

A special place will be given to the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan, whose ethno-cultural associations will present ethnography, traditions and the history of the Kazakh people to guests. A.Mukhamediuly noted that the entrance to the ethnoaul, the presentation of which scheduled on June 1, will be free.

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