Articles by Aruzhan Ualikhanova 

‘Art of Tradition’ Contemporary Exhibition Unveils in Astana 

ASTANA — The exhibition “Art of Tradition,” a collaboration between Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti, Austrian artist Norbert Brunner, and the Kazakh creative team ADYR-ASPAN, was unveiled at the National Museum of Kazakhstan in Astana on May 17. The exhibition features a mix of contemporary art forms, including conceptual art, installation, video art, performance and photography.…

Biopic on Kazakh Outstanding Figure Akhmet Baitursynov Set for Nationwide Release

ASTANA – The full-length biopic “Songy Ukim” (The Last Sentence in Kazakh), a historical drama about outstanding Kazakh educator, poet, linguist, and influential public figure Akhmet Baitursynov, will be released in cinemas nationwide starting May 23. The film’s plot encompasses all stages of Akhmet Baitursynov’s life, from his groundbreaking creation of Kazakh language science to…

Rare Manuscripts and Books from 18th-20th Centuries Discovered in Kyzylorda Region

ASTANA — Researchers from the National Center of Manuscripts and Rare Books discovered valuable artifacts spanning the 18th to 20th centuries during a recent expedition to the Kyzylorda Region on April 3, reported the Ministry of Culture and Information of Kazakhstan.  Alongside a collection of rare books, the team uncovered remarkable finds of manuscripts dating…

Photo Exhibition Sheds Light on Kazakh Nomadic Well Construction

ASTANA — Kazakh scientists have recently uncovered techniques used to build ancient nomadic wells. These wells, found in the Kazakh steppe, were sophisticated underground structures constructed for varying water needs and durations of use. A photo exhibition in Almaty, titled ‘Ethno-expedition,’ showcases these methods, reports Jibek Joly.   The intricacies of well construction across the Kazakh…

Dive into Astana’s Weekend Wonderland of Art and Magic

ASTANA — The bustling capital of Kazakhstan is gearing up to host a weekend brimming with a variety of events catering to diverse tastes and interests. From mesmerizing art exhibitions to entrancing magic shows, the city promises a delightful array of experiences. The Astana Times editorial team has prepared a guide to the must-attend events…