Regional music takes centre stage at Star of Asia festival in Kazakhstan, featuring folk metal music and other music fusion, including local boy band Mad Men
The last episode in our current series of Postcards takes us to a popular wine growing part of the Kazakh region of Almaty.
The modern and the ancient have come together in the creation of a new centre of excellence in Almaty
A large part of the Kazakh city's historic centre has recently been given a revamp
Stunning rock carvings or petroglyphs can be found at Tanbaly, northwest of Almaty city
Kaindy Lake in the Kazakh region of Almaty is famous for birch trees that stick out of the water
The spectacular Charyn Canyon is a major attraction, about 200 kilometres east of Almaty city
Keen to put its name on the map as the cultural hub of Kazakhstan and of central Asia at large, the city of Almaty organised and hosted The Star of Asia music…
The best, voices, sounds and rhythms from the Asian region descended on Almaty for the two-day “Star of Asia” international festival.
Encircled by a range of breathtaking mountains, Almaty is Kazakhstan’s jewel in the crown.
The city of a thousand colours – this is Almaty, the cultural capital and largest metropolitan area in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan’s interior ministry says three policemen and one civilian have been killed in a series of shootings in the centre of the biggest city Almaty.
(filmed by Bakhit in Almaty, Kazakhstan)