Fountains to be launched by May 1 in Astana

Astana. April 23. KazTAG - All the fountains will be switched on in the morning on May 1 in Astana, reports the site of Astana akimat.

"Traditionally all the fountains are launched in the city on May 1. Usually they are switched on at 8.00 and work until 24.00, usually there are 2 technical breaks during the day, usually from 11.00 until 12.00 and from 16.00 until 17.00," reads the message posted on

Fountains are annually cleaned, treated with chemicals and get technical servicing.

"Almost all the fountains are directed by special software which regulates their movement, light, music," reads the message.