The performance marked 25 years of diplomatic ties between Canada and Kazakhstan.
Kazakh violinist Aiman Mussakhajayeva played for a full room at Global Affairs Canada last Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Renowned Kazakh violinist Aiman Mussakhajayeva travelled 17,634 kilometres round trip from Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, to play for a room full of diplomats on Friday.
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