Professional ensemble of folk dance „Naz” is from the city of Nur – Sultan, Republic of Kazakhstan. It was created in 1999 on the basis of the State Philharmonic of Astana. Since 2007 the ensemble was transformed into the State Muncipal Management Organization.
The artistic director of the ensemble is the main ballet master and honored artist of Kazakhstan – Kadisha Agimbaeva.
The ensemble has won numerous awards, including Winner of the 2-nd Republican dance competition in the city of Uralsk in 2001, Grand Prix of the 4th International Creative Youth Festival “Shabyt” in 2001 and 2002, Winner of the 2nd International Choreographer Competition in Novosibirsk in 2003, Winner of the Golden Statue (China) in 2004, Winner of the 9-th International Festival „Esambaev” (Grozny) in 2017, Grand Prix of the 21 International Creative Youth Festival “Shabyt-2018” in the nomination “Choreography”.