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  • 17.03.2014

    Cine-concert dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Shaken Aimanov

    On the eve of Nauryz and for the first time in history of the cultural events in Kazakhstan, a Cine-concert marking the 100th anniversary of great Kazakh filmmaker, People's Artist of USSR, Laureate of USSR State Prize, State Prize of the Kazakh SSR winner, member of the Union of Cinematographers of the USSR, actor and film director Shaken Aimanov, will be held in Almaty on March 20 at the Palace of the Republic.

    The event is organized by “Kazakhfilm” studio which for the last 30 years bears the name of the renown filmmaker. The main goal of this event is to present the main achievements of Kazakh cinematography through the best films produced by the movie studio: from old classics to contemporary hits.

    The Cine-concert features 11 popular films, box-office successes of the past years (“Our Beloved Doctor”, “Angel in a Skullcap”, “Kyz-Zhibek”, “Trans-Siberian Express”, “The Needle”) as well as nowadays (“The Way of the Leader”, “Myn Bala: Warriors of the Steppe”, “The Old Man”, “The Tale of the Pink Bunny”, “Yer Tostik and Aidahar”, “Astana – my Love”). Popular hit songs will be performed live by favourite Kazakhstani actors: People's Artist of USSR Bibigul Tulegenova, Honored Artist of Kazakhstan Baikal Belbayev, Honored Artist of Kazakhstan Nurlan Alimzhanov, Berik Aitzhanov, Karlygash Mukhamedzhanova, Daulet Abdygaparov, Yerbolat Toguzakov, Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Assel Sadvakasova, Sanzhar Madiyev, Asha Matay, Darya Aleksandrova, Aliya Anuarbek, Ayan Utepbergen, Asylkhan Tolepov, Kuralai Anarbekova, Bibigul Aktan, Aidana Medenova, Saltanat Nauruz, Anuar Nurpeisov, Ainur Niyazova and Farkhat Abdraimov.

    - It is an exclusive project, synthesizing brightest elements of art: from choreography and vocal to music and stage drama. But the main element is cinema. It is a first Kazakhstani show of its kind that could become one of the most striking events of Almaty and Kazakhstan’s cultural life in general, - said Cine-concert’s producer  and art-director of JSC “Kazakhfilm” named after Shaken Aimanov Maksim Akbarov.

    Score for the show was composed by famous musician Renat Gaisin. Head of Kun-Do stunt fighting school Igor Tsay served as a stunt coordinator and producer of the show.  

    This concert is a free, ticketed event.