By Laman Ismayilova
Professor of the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts Israfil Israfilov has participated in the first World Theater Festival "Astana", devoted to the 80th birthday anniversary of Kazakh actor, theater and film director Assanali Ashimov.
European and Asian top theaters, the famous critics, playwrights, art and culture figures of Kazakhstan and CIS countries, reputable friends of the anniversary hero and young actors attend the event, inform.kz reported.
Astana’s residents and foreign guests can attend performances by the best theater groups on the stages of the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, Astana Ballet Theater, Palace of Schoolchildren to be held in Astana until June 26.
The Chekhov Moscow Art Theater Festival (Russia), Yanka Kupala National Academic Theater (Belarus), the Chinese National Theater (China), Shota Rustaveli State Drama Theater (Georgia), the Berlin Drama Theater and many other world-famous theaters will show their performances.
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