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221 events to be held within celebration of 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence

by October 7, 2016 World Sports

221 events of different types will be held this year in the framework of the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence, Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Aktoty Raimkulova said during the press conference at CCS.

“Currently, over 100 events took place at the national level. Besides, the local executive authorities carried out more than 8 thousand events over the past five months throughout Kazakhstan,” the speaker noted.

Speaking about the key events, A.Raimkulova told about “Night at the Museum” campaign that was held in all national museums.

That night visitors of the National Museum along with excursions had a chance to see performances of local celebrities. At the Museum of Arts named after A.Kasteev this event was a real festival of arts. The Central State Museum presented educational interactive programs and developed a series of interactive lessons,” Deputy Minister said.

“Astana-Duathlon 2016” city tournament became one of the memorable events in June 2016 in Astana. In July celebration of the Capital Day, republican campaign “Astana – heart of our Motherland” passed under a motto “Astana. Motherland. New Kazakhstani patriotism”. There were implemented social projects “Ek? Apta auylda” and “Ata-ana zhumysyndagy 10 kun”, project “Young friends of EXPO-2017”, exhibitions “Mangilik eldin Elordasy”,” Astana eld?g?mn?n erten?”, festival of folk games, President’s Cup of tennis and others.

August was devoted to a topic “Global initiatives. Kazakhstan – peacemaker”. There were held the International conference devoted to the 25th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, “Kazakhstan-peacemaker exhibition, International research and practice conference dedicated to the Constitution Day, International hockey tournament “Cup of the President of Kazakhstan”, “Song Without Borders” international festival and others. The Kazakh national Academy of choreography was commissioned in August.

A key event under the motto “Labor. Family. Welfare”summarized the results of the national contest Mereyl? Otbasy”.

“The culmination event of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Independence will be in December, that will end an eventful agenda of the anniversary year. Final celebration will be a solemn meeting and a concert with participation of the Head of State, as well as the premiere of “Kazakh Eli” film, A.Raimkulova said.

By the end of the year it is planned to hold 120 events of the republican level and about 5 thousand activities at a regional level.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan