Cultural Space of Astana: Symbolic Content Peculiarities
Alpyspayeva Gal’ya Aitpaevna1, Sayakhimova Sholpan Nazarbekovna2
1Dr. Alpyspayeva Gal’ya Aitpaevna, Associate Professor, Historical Sciences, Department of the History of Kazakhstan, S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University, Astana, Kazakhstan.
2Sayakhimova Sholpan Nazarbekovna, Senior Lecturer, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Department of the History of Kazakhstan, S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University, Astana, Kazakhstan.
Manuscript received on 12 September 2017 | Revised Manuscript received on 28 September 2017 | Manuscript published on 30 September 2017 | PP: 22-27 | Volume-6 Issue-4, September 2017 | Retrieval Number: D1704096417©BEIESP
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Abstract: The article «CULTURAL SPACE OF ASTANA: SYMBOLIC CONTENT PECULIARITIES» considers the scientific problem of filling the cultural space of the city of Astana, capital of Kazakhstan today, by the symbols of the era. The choice of the subject of the article is not only due to its relevance, but the research experience of the authors as well. As the object of research is the city itself, the subject of this study is the cultural space of the city and its symbolic content. The scientific base of the research consists of written, cartographic, statistical sources from the archives funds of Kazakhstan, as well as field research materials. In the methodological part of the investigation the authors focused on the cultural approach to the study of urban culture.
Keywords: City, Astana, Cultural space, Symbols, Urban culture, Monuments, Architecture of the city.
Scope of the Article: Municipal or Urban Engineering