Articles by Nagima Abuova 

Shymkent to Host First Go Viral Central Asia Festival 

ASTANA—Shymkent will host its first Go Viral Central Asia festival from May 17-18, reported Go Viral Central Asia on its Instagram. The festival will unite experts from the realms of media, business, culture, and technology.   Under the topic – Past. Present. Future – the festival will feature more than 30 speakers and experts discussing topics…

AmCorners Debate Championship Engages Young People Across 10 Regions in Kazakhstan

ASTANA — The AmCorners Debate Championship engaged more than 400 people in the American Corners of 10 cities in Kazakhstan from April 27 to May 5, reported the American Corner’s press service.  The championships in Aktobe, Karagandy, Kostanai, Oskemen, Pavlodar, Petropavlovsk and Shymkent were held from April 27-28, while in Almaty, Astana and Uralsk from…

Kazakhstan Plans to Sink 80 Exploration Wells Amidst Investment Surge

ASTANA — Kazakhstan is set to sink 80 exploration wells across various sites this year, said Vice Minister of Energy Askhat Khasenov on April 25 to Kazinform news agency.  This initiative aims to counteract the annual decline in oil production, particularly in the Kyzylorda Region.  According to Khasenov, the drilling operations will commence this year…

Medical Experts, Nobel Laureates Discuss Breakthrough Discoveries in Astana

ASTANA—Leading medical experts from across the globe, including Nobel laureates, convened for the Nobel Fest festival in Astana on April 27-28. The festival focused on innovations in medicine and discussed topics ranging from the unexplored mysteries of the brain to the ailments of the modern era and advancements in longevity.  “It is the first Nobel…

Almaty Hosts Kazakhstan International Tourism Exhibition 

ASTANA – Almaty hosted the 22nd Kazakhstan International Exhibition Tourism and Travel (KITF) from April 24 to 26, serving as a wide-ranging professional platform for the tourism industry of Central Asia. The exhibition commenced with a plenary session featuring tourism industry experts’ insights from Azerbaijan, Georgia,­­ Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Uzbekistan. This year’s event…

Francophonie Spring Festival Kicks Off in Kazakhstan

ASTANA – The Francophonie Spring 2024 Festival kicked off on March 1 in Kazakhstan, promoting French language and Francophone cultures. The Embassies of Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Romania, France, and Switzerland shared details of the festival during a Central Communications Service briefing on March 1. The festival will run until April 21. Prepared in cooperation with…