Astana Opera presents Kazakh art at 1st Dmitri Hvorostovsky International Festival NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Astana Opera presented Kazakh art at a high level at the First Dmitri Hvorostovsky International Festival. The festival was held in Krasnoyarsk, in the very center of Russia, in the interfluves area between the rivers Kachi and the great Yenisei. For two days, on October 23 and 25, the audience welcomed the company with a storm of applause in Tchaikovsky’s opera Eugene Onegin, and on October 24 enthusiastically greeted a fascinating symphonic program of the Kazakhstani creative team, the press service of Astana Opera says.
California Governor declares statewide emergency due to wildfires YEREVAN. KAZINFORM - California Governor Gavin Newsom declared on October 27 a statewide emergency due to the effects of «unprecedented high-wind events» which have resulted in fires and evacuations across the state, Gavin Newsom’s Office said in a news release.
Balkan countries delegation visits Astana International Financial Centre NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The 1st Business Networking Summit business forum was held today with the participation of ex-President of Croatia Stjepan Mesić, Mayor of Sarajevo Abdulah Skaka, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Bosnia and Herzegovina Nemanja Vasić and representatives of the business community of Balkan countries at the Astana International Financial Centre, the AIFC press service informs.
Germany allots 4.5 mln euros for low-carbon development strategy NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Beginning from 2014 the country's emissions exceed the obligations under the Paris Agreement, said Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, at today’s governmental meeting.
Book about ex-FM Akmaral Arystanbekova presented in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM The Al-Farabi Kazakh National University hosted a presentation of the book «Onegely Omir» dedicated to the ex-Minister of Foreign Affairs, the first Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the UN, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Doctor of Historical Sciences Akmaral Khaidarovna Arystanbekova, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.
USD1 million tourist quarter to be built in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Today Mayor of Nur-Sultan Altai Kulginov and Ellington Properties Development LLC Board Chairman Joseph Thomas have discussed a construction of a multifunctional tourist district, Kazinform reports citing the official website of the city’s Akimat.
Nazarbayev Center to host 5th meeting of Astana Club Nov 11-12 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On November 11-12, 2019, the Nazarbayev Center will host the fifth annual meeting of the Astana Club, the largest platform for discussing geopolitical and security issues in the region. During the two-day event, experts will discuss the most important issues on the future of Eurasia and the dynamics of global processes, Kazinform reports.
Astana Opera stages La Scala di Seta to a full house in Saint Petersburg NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The artists of Astana Opera performed with great success at the 4th Chamber Opera International Festival in the cultural capital of Russia – Saint Petersburg, where they presented Rossini’s operatic farsa comica La Scala di Seta, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
New deputy general director of Kazhydromet named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - By order of the Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan Manas Urinbassarov was appointed to the position of Deputy General Director of the Republican State Enterprise «Kazhydromet», Kazinform refers to Kazhydromet.
Russia hands over military hardware worth $5 mln to army of Tajikistan DUSHANBE. KAZINFORM - The Russian military has transferred a batch of military hardware and armament worth about 320 million rubles (around $5 million) to the army of Tajikistan free of charge, the press office of Russia’s Central Military District reported on Tuesday.
Military diplomats from 55 nations visit Russia’s Pacific Fleet VLADIVOSTOK. KAZINFORM Military diplomats from 55 nations arrived to Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok to familiarize themselves with equipment and training facilities of the Russian Pacific Fleet, the fleet’s press service said on Tuesday.
Chinese Premier's trip to Uzbekistan, Thailand to cement ties, all-round cooperation among SCO, East Asia BEIJING. KAZINFORM Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming trip to Uzbekistan and Thailand is of great importance to cementing cooperation among both SCO members and East Asian states, as well as solidifying Chinese relations with Uzbekistan and Thailand, senior officials said at a press briefing Monday.
9th meeting of China-Kazakhstan Cooperation Committee to be held BEIJING. KAZINFORM - At the invitation of Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng, Kazakh First Deputy Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov will come to China on Nov. 4 to co-chair the 9th meeting of the China-Kazakhstan Cooperation Committee with Han, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang announced Monday, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan Film Week kicks off in London LONDON. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh Embassy in the UK proudly announces that from 28th October to 1st November 2019, the Kazakhstan Film Week will be held in the heart of London, at Vue West End (Leicester Square) cinema. While once Kazakh great storytellers delighted their audiences with epics told through poems and songs, they now turn to film, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh Embassy in London.