Price for immortal creative work NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The world premiere of the ballet Beethoven – Immortal – Love about the fate of the composer Ludwig van Beethoven was held with great success at the Astana Opera Grand Hall on February 14 and 15 under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
2 women, 2 kids from Kazakhstan stranded on Diamond Princess cruise ship NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Two women and two children (aged 8 and 12) from Kazakhstan are onboard of the coronavirus-stricken cruise ship Diamond Princess in Japan, Aibek Smadiyarov, Spokesperson of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Kazakhstan, confirmed Monday.
Emirati-designed ‘Expo Live Pavilion’ hopes to inspire millions DUBAI. KAZINFORM - The Emirati-designed Expo Live Pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai’s Opportunity District aims to inspire millions of visitors to become change-makers by showcasing the social innovators, supported by Expo Live, who are having a measurable impact on people’s lives across the world, WAM reports.
Kazakh weightlifters clinch 2 gold medals at 2020 Asian Championships NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Karina Kuzganbayeva and Aisamal Sansyzbayeva of Kazakhstan hauled gold medals at the Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation.
27 foreign nationals in China diagnosed with novel coronavirus: FM spokesperson BEIJING. KAZINFORM Twenty-seven foreign nationals have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus, among whom three have been cured and discharged from hospital, two have passed away, and 22 others are isolated in hospitals, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Monday, China Daily reported.
Ulaanbaatar to have a street named after Nur-Sultan ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM Governor of the capital city and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar Sainbuyan Amarsaikhan on February 14, met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Mongolia Zhalgas Adilbayev, Montsame reported.
Inter-parliamentary relations discussed in Majlis Al-Shura of Saudi Arabia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Last week, H.E. Mr. Berik Aryn, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia met with H.E. Mr. Abdulaziz bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, Chairman of the Islamic and Judicial Affairs Committee, Chairman of the Kazakh-Saudi Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Committee.
China reports 2,048 more coronavirus cases, 105 deaths BEIJING. KAZINFORM The new coronavirus outbreak in China has infected an additional 2,048 people and killed 105 more people on the mainland, the country's health authorities said Monday, a day after worst-hit Hubei Province rolled out stricter restrictions to contain the outbreak.
Kazakhstan, Indonesia to strengthen bilateral cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Last week, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Indonesia Mr. Daniyar Sarekenov met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia Mrs.Retno Marsudi. During the conversation the parties discussed topical issues on the bilateral agenda, cooperation within regional and international organizations, as well as expansion of the legal framework, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Indonesia informs.
Astana Pro Team wins Tour de la Provence team classification NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The last stage of the Tour de la Provence ended with a big surprise as the breakaway made it to the line in a thrilling finale. Alexey Lutsenko won the sprint from the reduced bunch, crossing the line in fifth place only five seconds behind the breakaway. The Kazakh champion won the sprint jersey, while Vlasov secured the youth classification. With no change in the GC, Vlasov took second and Lutsenko third. A nice finish to a successful week, Astana Pro Team won the team classification, Astana Pro Team informs on its website.
Abai’s songs performed in India NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM In celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the great Kazakh poet, philosopher, composer and public figure Abai Qunanbayuly on February 14, 2020 with the support of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in India, children’s choir from Panchsheel Balak inter college sang the famous song of Abai «Kozimnin Karasy» in Kazakh language, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in New Delhi informs.
Food-processing ventures to open in Kazakhstan's Shymkent BAKU. KAZINFORM İn order to develop agriculture in Kazakhstan's Shymkent city, project for creation of agriculture and industrial zone is being implemented in the city, a representative of city’s Department of Agriculture and Veterinary told Trend.
Maira Mukhamedkyzy debuts in the Opera Don Carlos NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On February 19, Verdi’s grand opera Don Carlos will be featured for residents and guests of the capital. Opera house’s Principal Soloist Honoured Artist of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan Maira Mukhamedkyzy will perform for the first time the main part of the Queen Éllisabeth de Valois, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
Number of infections on virus-hit ship in Japan up 70 to 355: gov't TOKYO. KAZINFORM The number of new coronavirus infections among passengers and crew of the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined near Tokyo has risen by 70 to 355, the government said Sunday, while more domestic cases were also reported and experts warned the situation could worsen.