In Antalya, Muratpaşa Municipality Türkan Şoray Cultural Center hosted the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence. Nurgisa Tiendiyev Art Academy artists Maya İsmailova, Erlan Kokeev and Ayjan Girl Dance Ensemble took the stage at the night.
The 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence was celebrated at the Muratpaşa Municipality Türkan Şoray Cultural Center in Antalya. Along with Muratpaşa Municipality Deputy Mayor Hüseyin Sarı, Kazakhstan citizens living in Antalya and representatives of non-governmental organizations attended the night organized by the Friendship and Culture Association of Kazakhstan and Eurasian States.
At the night, Sarı greeted the participants on behalf of Mayor Ümit Uysal and said, "Happy 30th anniversary of the independence of Kazakhstan, where we have a common history and culture." Stating that Kazakhstan stands on its own feet as an independent and free country, Sarı said, "Kazakhstan is taking firm steps towards becoming a strong and democratic state." Stating that the sympathy of the Turkish and Kazakh nations, the unity of path and destiny, is experienced in the deepest way in Muratpaşa, Sarı said:
“Last year, on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of his birth, we named a park in Muratpaşa, named after Kazakh poet, composer, philosopher and spiritual leader of Kazakh independence, Abay Kunanbayoğlu. As Muratpaşa Municipality, all the work we do to strengthen our ties with our kin communities also creates a sense of unity that will make great contributions to humanity and world peace.”
After their other speeches, Kazakhstan's independence year celebrations continued with the performance of Nurgisa Tiendiyev Art Academy artists Maya İsmailova, Erlan Kokeev and Ayjan Girl Dance Ensemble.