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May 29. Kazinform's timeline of major events

29 May 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for 29th of May. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on May 29.


1981 – A military fortification on two hills Ak-Tobe was officially announced a city and was renamed as Aktyubinsk. Later the city joined Turgai region. On March 10, 1932 Aktyubinsk became the center of Aktobe region. On March 11, 1999 the city was renamed as Aktobe, as per a presidential decree.

2006 – A bust monument to Koblandy Batyr was unveiled in Aktobe as part of Aral-Caspian Region in History and Culture of Eurasia conference.

2007 – Law On Mutual Support among the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States was signed.

2012 – Kazakhstan submitted a proposal to inscribe Aitys and Yurt Building Techniques and its decorations on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage List.

2013 – The Kazakh Embassy in the Netherlands organized a film festival in Amsterdam which began with the screening of The Sky of My Childhood directed by Rustem Abdrashev.

2013 – The first stone of a unique Great Steppe Museum was laid along Astana-Kokshetau toll road.

2014 – Presidents of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus signed the Treaty of the Eurasian Economic Union at the Palace of Independence in Astana.

2017 Astana Polo Club and Almaty Polo Club became champions of Munich Polo Cup 2017 and Munich Gold Cup 2017 international tournaments leaving behind the Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany.

2017 – An official presentation of the book Astana – Architecture, Myth and Reality by Professor of the University of Manitoba Frank Albo was held in Canada. The book was named an official bestseller of Canada.

2017 – A scientific expedition of Kazakhstan called as Babalar Izimen (In the Footsteps of Ancestors) arrived in Azerbaijan to study the traces of migration of the Kazakhs and Turks in the world as well as to get familiarized with the descendants of ancient Huns, Turks and Kipchaks. The expedition was organized by the Sagadat Nurmaganbetov International Charity Foundation.

2018 – The Gumilyov Eurasian National University hosted an exhibition of archaeological artifacts dating back to the epochs of Saks, Huns, Turks and Kazakh Khanate.

2018 – The programme article by Nursultan Nazarbayev Course towards the Future : Modernization of Kazakhstan's Identity was translated into 6 languages of the UN.