In 2018 Kazakhstan’s capital has seen the start of the URBAN ART ASTANA International Urban Art Festival. As part of the 2018 festival, 8 facades in the Saryarka district of Astana were decorated by Kazakhstani and international artists, including the 310 group, Maksim Revansh, Evgeny Ches and others. Also, the “Open-air Gallery” and the “Library” special projects took place on Mambetov street.
Continuing its success, this year, the URBAN ART ASTANA festival aims to expand its boundaries and will encompass the Baykonur and Almaty districts in addition to Saryarka.
Currently, the festival is announcing its international contest to select the sketches to be delivered in the city during the festival. All of the applications shall be submitted to an international board of judges for the initial selection stage. The following stages of selection will include the reviewal of the sketches by the Astana city planning council as well as online voting by the city dwellers.
Organized by: Akimat of Astana
Coordinated by: NGO “Eurasian Cultural Alliance”
Project partners: Astana Urban Centre, Mural Fest (Kiev), Tikkurila Kazakhstan & others
The deadline for the international sketch selection contest is March 31, 2019