Film about traveler Marco Polo may be produced in Kazakhstan

Date: 11:10, 26-11-2014.

Astana. November 26. KazTAG - A film about Italian traveler Marco Polo is planned to be filmed in Kazakhstan, reports the Ministry of Culture and Sports.
The site of the Ministry reported that Arystanbek Mukhamediuly, Minister of Culture and Sports and ambassador of Italy to Kazakhstan Stefano Ravanyan discussed the opportunities of cooperation expansion in the field of culture, cinema art, and archeology on November 24.
The Minister of Culture proposed the Italian side to create a number of documentaries and films about the life of well known Italian merchant and traveler presenting the history of Asia in his autobiography book "Book about diversity of the world".
"We are interested in the film creation dedicated to the biography of Italian traveler. Our country may provide all the conditions for fruitful work on the film creation about life of Marco Polo. There is also territorial advantage- we can make a part of the film in the south about his autobiography where he narrates about Afghanistan, in Altay- about his life in Siberia," he said.
The ambassador in his turn proposed to conduct a year of culture of Italy in Kazakhstan and a year of culture of Kazakhstan in Italy.

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