Artist from Oslo Searches for Kazakh Veterans

NUR-SULTAN - Norwegian artist Webjörn Sand turned to the Kazakh Embassy in Oslo with a request to help find the living Kazakh veterans who took part in the liberation of the north of Norway from Nazi occupation in 1944, as well as the soldiers who were in Nazi captivity on …


Kokmaisa Fest 2021 Introduces Kazakh Traditions to Promote Virtual Tourism

NUR-SULTAN – The traditional Kokmaisa ethnic festival was held online for the fifth time in a row in the Terisakkan village of the Ulytau district in the Karaganda region on May 2. This year’s festival...

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Nur-Sultan to Increase Facilities for Children with Special Needs in Capital

NUR-SULTAN – Akim (Mayor) of Nur-Sultan Altai Kulginov reported that a sports facility for people with special needs will be built to expand the network of training centers in the capital in his Instagram on...

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Artist from Oslo Searches for Kazakh Veterans

NUR-SULTAN – Norwegian artist Webjörn Sand turned to the Kazakh Embassy in Oslo with a request to help find the living Kazakh veterans who took part in the liberation of the north of Norway from...

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Kazakh Startup Egistic Provides Daily Satellite Imagery for Local Farmers

NUR-SULTAN –  Founded to help Kazakh farmers, the Egistic service platform recently announced its partnership with Planet, operator of the world’s largest satellite constellation for Earth images, on its Instagram account on May 5. The...

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Meeting on the Elbe: Kazakh Soldier Among First to Meet with American Allies

AKTOBE – Soviet soldier Aitkali Alibekov made history by taking part in the long-awaited meeting between the Soviet and American troops at Germany’s Elbe River near Torgau on April 25, 1945, reported the Aktobe Vestnik...

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Amazon Prime Acquires Streaming Rights for Kazakh Film “Tomiris”

NUR-SULTAN – The “Tomiris” film directed by Akan Satayev is now available on Amazon Prime for audiences in the U.S. and Canada, Kazakhfilm studio reported on April 26.  The film was produced by Kazakhfilm with...

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Kazakh Tourism Sector Considers New Approaches to Developing Tourism Amid Pandemic

NUR-SULTAN – The tourism sector is still reeling from the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak. Most international experts do not expect the global tourism industry to rebound to pre-pandemic levels until 2023. The Astana Times...

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Kazakh Boxer Firuza Sharipova Becomes World Champion After M13 International Tournament KO (Video)

NUR-SULTAN — Kazakh boxer Firuza Sharipova won an early knockdown victory by defeating Russian Julia Chernoborodova at the fight which took place on April 3 at the Basket-Hall arena in Kazan, Tatarstan at a boxing...

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EU Scholarship Recipients from Afghanistan to Graduate From the Language Courses, Continue their Studies at Kazakh University

NUR-SULTAN – This May, 10 recipients of the scholarships funded by the European Union (EU) from Afghanistan are graduating from AlmaU language school in Kazakhstan.  After  language courses, they will continue their education at the...

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Assembly of People of Kazakhstan: 30 Years of Working Towards Peace, Unity, and Harmony

On Apr. 28, the 29th session of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan (APK) was held online. Kazakhstan’s First President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, as well as members of the Assembly of People...

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On 60th Anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s Historic Flight, Kazakhstan and World Salute Space Explorers

On April 12, the UN-designated International Day of Human Space Flight, the world is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the first-ever manned spaceflight. This momentous event paved the way for humans to start exploring and...

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Turkistan Declaration of the Informal Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States

Informal Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (hereinafter referred to as the Turkic Council) was held via videoconference on 31 March 2021 on the theme of “Turkistan – A Spiritual Capital of...

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