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National Museum of Kazakhstan Opens With Presidential Speech, International Visitors

ASTANA – Astana’s new National Museum of Kazakhstan was opened by President Nursultan Nazarbayev on July 2, in the midst of two days of events, including a symposium and a cultural fair, to celebrate the launch of the capital’s newest attraction. In his speech opening the project of six...

Shakarim Kudaiberdiyev’s Manuscripts Returned to Kazakhstan

ASTANA – After 80 years, the manuscripts of poet and thinker Shakarim Kudaiberdiyev were returned to Kazakhstan, according to channel 24.kz. Despite the fact that his name was only allowed to be heard again in the late 1980s, after years of neglect there were still many gaps in his...

Soft Power Can Unite Nations, Ambassador to Hungary Says

ASTANA – Kazakh Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Hungary Nurbakh Rustemov recently discussed Kazakhstan’s relationship with that nation, focusing on reviving cultural and promoting economic ties. Hungary recently erected a monument to Kazakhstan’s beloved intellectual, Abai, joining monuments in Moscow, Istanbul, Beijing, Tashkent, Tehran and other cities. “Hungary is...

16th Astana Day Marked with Days of Events, Launch of New Facilities

ASTANA – The nation’s capital celebrated Astana Day on July 6 with several days of festivals and concerts by world renowned and national singers and bands, including Akon, A’STUDIO, Mezzoforte, Level 42 and many others. The event is held annually to celebrate Astana as Kazakhstan’s capital. Kazakh President Nursultan...

Competition Reviews Innovations in East Kazakhstan

UST-KAMENOGORSK – A group of professionals organised under the auspices of a project initiated by the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies and the National Agency for Technological Development (NATD) visited the East Kazakhstan region recently to select the best business ideas in the region. This event was an...

Young Violinist Brings Victory from Moscow

MOSCOW – Kazakh musician Ruslan Turuntayev was the winner in the category “Violin” at the recent VIII International Tchaikovsky Youth Competition. He opened the gala concert in the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Conservatory after the closing ceremony of the prestigious musical forum. The Moscow State Conservatory, which hosted...

Visa-Free Travel as Way to Stimulate Investment, Tourism

Citizens of 10 countries that have either invested the most or have the potential to invest the most in Kazakhstan have been granted visa-free travel to the country in a step widely seen as part of a series of measures designed to maintain the Kazakh economy’s competitive edge in a globalising world. It is the…

Kazakh, Austrian Climbers Plan Khan Tengri Expediton

Maksut Zhumaev, the famed Kazakh alpinist who conquered all of the world’s highest peaks, is going to ascend Khan Tengri, the highest point in Kazakhstan, and he recently outlined his planned route with representatives of the Austrian Alpine Club. The three-week climb is scheduled to begin July 26 and...

Government Boosts Medical Tourism Efforts in North Kazakhstan

The industry of pantotheraphy, the use of an extract from the horns of the maral, will develop in northern Kazakhstan and the Aiyrtau area will see a new tourism project, according to the press service of the Committee for Tourism Industryof the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies. The...