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Kazakhstan could hold the International festival of apples ‘Alma Fest’

03 March, 12:44 133
Kazakhstan could hold the International festival of apples ‘Alma Fest’

The National company Kazakh Tourism supposes that the conduction of a large-scale festival of apples will attract tourists.

Kazakh Tourism intends to organize an international festival of apples “Alma Fest”. It was said by Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National company Timur Duisengaliyev, BNews.kz correspondent reports.

“Kazakhstan is the home of apples and in particular Almaty region. Here, we want to use the possibilities of all large states, that produce apples, that is, it will be a combined activity where cuisines, customs, traditions, including foods from apples, drinks will be presented. We obtained the prior agreement to participate in the festival in some French towns, where the same festivals are held, as well as in some cities of the USA and Southeast Asia,” Duisengaliyev said at a briefing for the Diplomatic Corps in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday.

The organizers suppose that the conduction of the festival will be a reason for the arrival of certain number of tourists to our country.

Also, the Deputy Chairman of the Board told about another alive brand of the republic – the tulip. For instance, 34 out of 64 wild types of tulips grow in Kazakhstan and South Kazakhstan region.

“According to the historical estimates, the tulip passed a long way along the Silk road starting from Kazakhstan, Iran and was brought to Turkey. Turkey also has the tulip as a tourist brand, and as a result all of this turns into an empire of tulips, that was organized by our colleagues from Holland,” Duisengaliyev said.

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