Kites festival in support of "green economy" to be held in Astana

Date: 05:14, 30-06-2014.

Astana. June 30. KazTAG - On the eve of the day of the capital a kites festival will be held in Astana in support of the "green economy", reports the official site of Astana akimat.

"On the eve of the 16th anniversary of Astana the kites festival will be an interesting and unforgettable present for the residents of the capital which will be held on July 5 in the park zone of Akbulak river from 12.00 until 22.00. The program includes a short show-program (illustrated parade) and entertainments, and also the main show with scaled performances," reads the message posted at

The festival will be embodiment and support of "green" economy principles as the kites will be made of bamboo and recycled paper.

International champs of this type of sports will demonstrate the art of kite-flying. Visitors of the event will have a chance to make and fly their kites taking part in the workshop.

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