Category: Culture

  •   Nov. 10, 2020

Of Kazakhstan’s ancient cities and historical artefacts

For history buffs, Kazakhstan is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. Across its vast landscape lie thousands of monuments – some dating back to a ...

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  •   Nov. 3, 2020

Top of the crop: Learn more about headdresses in Kazakh culture

The headdress is a part of the Kazakh traditional dress and holds a special place in its culture. It comes in various shapes and sizes, each with its own ...

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  •   Oct. 27, 2020

Find the perfect souvenir at Almaty, the shopper’s paradise

Buying a souvenir can be a stressful affair. Where do you even begin looking for a good keepsake? Fret not, we’ve got you covered. Here are five places ...

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  •   Oct. 21, 2020

Kazakhstan is commemorating the 750th anniversary of the Golden Horde. Here are 4 things to know.

As Kazakhstan gears up to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the Golden Horde this year, some may be wondering what the significance of the occasion is ...

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  •   Oct. 15, 2020

These Kazakh musical instruments will stir your heart

Kazakhstan’s musical history is steeped in legend and ancient mystique. Every beat and note serves a purpose, from signalling a military trek to announcing ...

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  •   Oct. 8, 2020

The Golden Man: A symbol of courage and Kazakh pride

One of the must-sees at Kazakhstan’s national museum in Nur-Sultan is The Golden Man, an impressive statue dressed in a richly embroidered golden attire. ...

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