Articles by Aidana Yergaliyeva

Kazakh Information Ministry Gives Green Light  To Ninth Civil Forum

NUR-SULTAN – The Kazakh Ministry of Information and Public Development gave start to the ninth Civil Forum week on Nov. 23 in Nur-Sultan. The forum will offer 12 virtual meetings between heads of ministries and representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The forum will last through Nov. 27. The forum is themed “Society and the State:…

Taurus Goes To ‘Tomiris!’ Nomad Stunts Wins Industry Oscar For Excellence in Stunts

NUR-SULTAN – The Kazakh Nomad Stunts founder, director and performer Zhaidarbek Kunguzhinov received the US Taurus World Stunt Award for best action in a foreign film, Nomad Stunts said in a facebook post. The Taurus is an equivalent to an Oscar award for stunt performers. This is a historical moment for the Kazakh movie industry…

Kazakhstan Trains Fifth Peacekeeping Unit For UN Mission in Lebanon

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan plans to deploy another unit of 120 Kazakh peacekeepers for a six-month UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon. The Kazakh soldiers will join the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) to patrol a 16-kilometer section of the Lebanese-Israeli border in February of 2021, Channel One Eurasia reported. The Kazakh contingent will serve…

Kazakh Singer Dimash Kudaibergen Inspires Foreign Vocalists, Composers To New Musical Heights

 NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh pop singer Dimash Kudaibergen’s voice touches the souls of millions around the world. Professional vocalists translate and cover his songs, while Russian composers gladly gift him new ones. Talented Chilean vocalist Jonathan Donoso, 32, has been creating covers for the singer’s songs for more than a year. Donoso has been following Kudaibergen’s…

Kazakh Central Election Commission Accredits 29 Foreign Observers, Registers Two Newly Rebranded Parties

NUR-SULTAN —  The Kazakh Central Election Commission (CEC) commented on the status of accreditation of foreign observers to deputy elections in the Majilis (lower chamber of Parliament) and the Maslikhats (local representative body) during the Nov. 20 virtual meeting of the commission. The commission scheduled the election for Jan. 10, 2021. As of Nov. 20,…

G-Global To Introduce Global Silk Road Prize, Create Permanent Organizing Committee

NUR-SULTAN —  The G-Global International Secretariat announced the introduction of the Global Silk Road Prize to the agenda of 2021 G-Global and proposed to create a permanent organizing committee for the congress during the Nov. 19 virtual plenary session of the 2020 G-Global. 21st Century international congress. The proceedings started Nov. 18.  The G-Global congress…

Lonely Planet Travel Guide Highlights Kazakhstan As 2021 Travel Destination With Best Authentic Accommodation

NUR-SULTAN – The Australian-based Lonely Planet travel guide book listed Kazakhstan among its 2021 Best in Travel destinations. The travel giant also placed Central Asia at the top of 2020 Best in Travel regions in January. The list usually includes the Best in Travel cities, countries, and regions. The 2021 travel guide split the single…

Kazakhstan To Supply Kyrgyzstan With 400 Medical Ventilators, 2 Million Masks

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan will provide Kyrgyzstan with 400 sets of mobile medical ventilators for intensive care units and two million medical masks produced at Kazakh enterprises, the prime minister’s press service reported. The Kazakh government will render humanitarian assistance on behalf of Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as part of the fight against coronavirus, the press…

Kazakh FM Stresses Kazakhstan’s Commitment To Establishing Interfaith Dialogue

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi participated in the Nov. 16-17 third Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom, the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign affairs press service reported. Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau and US State Secretary Mike Pompeo co-chaired the videoconference. Tileuberdi stressed Kazakhstan’s efforts in ensuring religious freedom of citizens, as well as…

Dimash Kudaibergen Shares Glimpse Into His Personal Life With Muz TV

NUR-SULTAN – World-famous Kazakh singer Dimash Kudaibergen spoke about his childhood, the aftereffect of fame, day-to-day life, his creative team, his music, and his future in an interview with the Muz-TV channel general director Arman Davletyarov. While many people jump from occupation to occupation interchangeably throughout their lives, Kudaibergen knew that he wanted to pursue…