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April 8. Kazinform's timeline of major events

8 April 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 8th of April. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on April 8.


1992 - The European Commission and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan ink the Financing Memorandum, thereby, launching the implementation of the TACIS (Technical Assistance to the Commonwealth of Independent States) Program in Kazakhstan. In the same month, the TACIS Coordination Office is established in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2005 - The first art exhibition "Coins of Sovereign Kazakhstan" takes place at the National Bank of Kazakhstan in Almaty.

2008 - "Kazakhs in Russia" book is published in Moscow.

2010 - In Tel Aviv, the Israel Symphony Orchestra gives a concert of Kazakh composers' works.

2011 - Nursultan Nazarbayev is sworn in as the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan at the Palace of Independence in Astana.

2016 - Bakhyt Kairbekov's "Pod Vechnym Okom Neba" ("Beneath the Eye of an Eternal Sky") film based on "In the Stream of History," a book by Nursultan Nazarbayev, wins the Best Scenario Award at the 10th International Film Festival The World of Knowledge.

2017 - President of the International Turkic Academy (TWESCO) Darkhan Kydyrali is awarded "For Service to the Turkic World" International Prize in Istanbul.

- Kazakhstan's Galbadrakh Otgonzetseg (48 kg weight class) and Gusman Kyrgyzbayev (60 kg) secure gold medals at the Antalya Grand Prix 2017 international judo tournament.