About this Event
1957 E St, NW
In celebration of Nowruz, the Central Asia Program, the Abai Center, and the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the United States are thrilled to invite you to a concert program of the Kazakhstani ethno-folk ensemble TURAN.
Founded in 2008 by then-students of the Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatory, the Turan ensemble recreates the sounds of ancient musical instruments such as sybyzgy, shankobyz, sazsyrnay, sherter, zhetigen, shinkildek, dombyra, kyl-kobyz, and the art of traditional throat singing in modern performance.
The concert will start with greetings from the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States, His Excellency Mr. Yerzhan Ashikbayev, and end with a discussion between the musicians and the audience.