Articles by Rinat Dussumov

Kazakhstan Hosts President of Bashkortostan, Celebrates Ties

ASTANA – A special delegation from Russia’s Republic of Bashkortostan, headed by its President Rustem Khamitov and including officials and representatives from the business community and higher education institutions, recently visited Astana. A presentation on the economic and cultural life of Bashkortostan took place in Astana on Oct. 8-10. Deputy Prime Minister of Bashkortostan Salavat…

Bashkir Theatre Stages “White Steamer” in Astana

ASTANA – Actors from the Gafuri Bashkir State Academic Drama Theatre performed the play “White Steamer” on Oct. 8 at the Gorky Russian Drama Theatre in Astana as part of the Days of Bashkortostan events. Honoured Artist of Russia, People’s Artist of Bashkortostan and Artistic Director of the Bashkir Drama Oleg Khanov; People’s Artist of…

Delegation from Tatarstan Joins Community’s Celebration of National Holiday in Kazakhstan

ALMATY – SEMEY – President of Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and State Counsellor Mintimer Shaimiyev, a former president, visited Kazakhstan to attend celebrations of the Tatar traditional holiday Sabantyi, celebrated in the summer during a break in farm work between spring planting and autumn reaping. The holiday traditionally includes sports competitions such as…

Uralsk Celebrates Tatar Sabantuy

URALSK – This western Kazakhstan city saw a large-scale celebration of the National Sabantuy, in which President of Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, representatives from different regions of Kazakhstan and the Saratov, Orenburg, Samara and Chelyabinsk regions of the Russian Federation took part. The event was held under the auspices of the Assembly of…

National Forum Showcases Contributing Members of Society

ALMATY – On May 20, Almaty welcomed the participants of a city forum held within the National Forum “My Country’s Destiny is My Destiny.” Participants and guests of the city forum were invited to attend a photo exhibition dedicated to the social and economic development of the city and the achievements of its residents. Famous…

Youth Theatre Presents Broadway’s “Sylvia”

ASTANA – In late May, the Attraction youth theatre successfully presented a new production: the unforgettable romantic comedy “Sylvia” based on a Broadway playwright of Albert Gurney. Well-known American playwright Albert Ramsdell Gurney, author of 25 plays and three novels, was born on November 1, 1930. He studied at the Yale School of Drama and…

Youth Theatre Showcases Broadway Hits

ASTANA – Broadway is coming to Astana: the Attraction youth theatre is launching its productions of the musical “Mamma Mia!” and the romantic comedy “Sylvia.” Attraction, based out of Gumilyov Eurasian National University (ENU), is in its fourth season. The student actors perform in the assembly hall of the ENU Faculty of Social Sciences (6…

Kokshetau Residents Share Success Stories

KOKSHETAU – On April 29, a regional forum of the “My Country’s Destiny Is My Destiny” campaign was held in Kokshetau as part of a national programme showcasing the achievements of prominent citizens of Kazakhstan. The programme was launched in Yereimentau in the Akmola region in February It provides a platform to celebrate the life’s…

Tatar, Bashkir Groups Join ATOM Project

ASTANA – The Tatar and Bashkir cultural groups in Kazakhstan are backing The ATOM Project, a global initiative to abolish nuclear weapons testing, and ultimately, abolish nuclear weapons. Taufik Karimov, president of the Association of Tatar and Bashkir National Cultural Centres (ATBNCC), said his organisation recognized the importance of the project and was giving it…