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National Dombra Day celebrated in Kazakhstan

The National Dombra Day of Kazakhstan was joyfully celebrated on the Kazak Yeli Square in Astana. The celebration which took place in the presence of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kasım Jomert Tokayev along with the Minister of Culture and Sports of azakhstan Aktoty Rayimkylova as well as state officials and many guests featured performances of Kazak melodies by hundreds of dombra players who accompanied singers and dancers.

The event also featured traditional yurt tents in which visitors had the opportunity to get acquainted with Kazak music instruments and learn to play the dombra.

Every year, the National Dombra Day is celebrated on the first sunday of July in Kazakhstan.

This day also plays a key role in introducing the dombra which is one of the symbols of the intangible cultural heritage of Kazakhstan  to young generations.

TURKSOY takes this opportunity to wish a happy National Dombra Day to the people of Kazakhstan.

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