04/26/15 I took a tour of the Astana Opera House on Sunday. It’s an ornate and high tech structure which opened in 2013 and is the largest opera house in Central Asia.
04/26/15 Kazakhs came out to vote in the presidential election at the Youth Palace in Astana.
04/25/15 Saturday in Kazakhstan was an official “Day of Silence” with regards to electioneering. No official campaign events were allowed on the day before Election Day. I went instead with a group of media for a tour of three electric train and passenger car manufacturing and assembly plants in a special economic development zone outside Astana.