Articles by Saniya Bulatkulova

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Young Kazakh Girl Amazes Jury of International Super Queen Korea Сontest

NUR-SULTAN – The 14-year-old Snezhanna Lee, an Aktobe native, won a gold cup and a cash prize of one million South Korean won (US$ 851) at the seventh International Super Queen Fashion contest in Seoul on Dec. 1, reports diapazon.kz. Among 1,000 participants, only 100 participants reached the final, including Lee, who was the first…

EdCrunch Glocal Conference To Gather 400 WorldWide Speakers to Discuss Innovative Technologies in Education in Almaty

NUR-SULTAN – More than 400 speakers from 25 countries will perform during the expert sessions, panel discussions and master-classes at EdCrunch Glocal, one of the world’s largest conferences on new technologies in education, in Almaty city on Dec. 7-8. Since 2014, the conference gathers worldwide experts – teachers, politicians, researchers and designers – to let…

Kazakhstan’s Flag Raised at EXPO 2020 to Celebrate National Day of Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN – The national flag of Kazakhstan was raised under the Al Wasl Plaza dome on the National Day of Kazakhstan at the EXPO 2020 Dubai World Exhibition on Dec. 1, the Kazakh Prime Minister’s press service reported. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Commissioner General of Expo 2020 Dubai,…

Empowering Young Girls: A Book About the Outstanding Women of the EU and Kazakhstan Presented in Nur-Sultan

NUR-SULTAN –  “A Power of Inspiration” is a book about 28 outstanding women in the European Union and Kazakhstan that has been presented as a part of the cultural and educational project “Aisholpan” on Nov. 30 at the Sal-Seri gallery in Nur-Sultan. The book includes the success stories of women racers, pilots, Nobel Prize winners,…

Sonar-2021 National Sports Tournament Gathers Over 80 Eagle Hunters in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN – The Sonar-2021 national sports tournament hosted over 80 eagle hunters from 11 teams from all across the country on Nov. 25-28 in the Yeskeldi district of the Almaty region, reports zakon.kz. This year, the competition was dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence and First President’s Day.  Juries chose five winners in…

Kazakh Film “Mukagali” Receives Ecumenical Award at International Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

NUR-SULTAN – A Kazakh drama film “Mukagali” directed by Bolat Kalymbetov received the Ecumenical award at the 25th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival which was held on Nov. 12-28, reported Kazakhfilm studio’s press service. The prize of the Estonian Ecumenical Jury is an independent film award, which is given for both artistic…

FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2021 Set to Kick Off in Nur-Sultan This December

NUR-SULTAN – A prestigious world chess championship, the FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2021 is set to kick off on Dec. 25-31 in the capital city of Nur-Sultan, reports the Kazakh chess federation press service. The FIDE Open World Rapid and Blitz Championship 2021 and the FIDE Women’s World Rapid and Blitz Championship 2021…

The 4th Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable To Unveil Blueprint For Global Economic Transformation

NUR-SULTAN – Government officials, foreign business people, investors and experts will gather to discuss global economic transformation at the fourth Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable to be held Dec. 7 in an online format, Kazakh Invest national company announced on Wednesday. Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin will chair the plenary session focusing on investments in Kazakhstan…

ShortAnimaDoc Short Film Festival Kicks Off in Almaty, Showcases Best Works of Kazakh Directors

NUR-SULTAN – ShortAnimaDoc, a festival of short feature, animated and documentary films directed by Kazakh filmmakers, started on Nov. 23 in Almaty and will continue through Nov. 26, reports the National Film Support State Center. An event like this is taking place for the first time, but the National Film Support State Center, being the…

Tenth Civil Forum Sums Up Kazakh Civil Society’s Development, Strengthens Ties With Global Community

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan’s tenth Civil Forum opened in Nur-Sultan and Almaty on Nov. 22. It gathered approximately 20,000 representatives of NGOs, government bodies and experts under the slogan: “30 years of partnership for sustainable development of society and the state, reports the Ministry of Information and Social Development. The forum is the largest dialogue platform…