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April 17. Kazinform's timeline of major events

17 April 2021 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 17th of April. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on April 17.


World Circus Day is celebrated on the third Saturday each April. It is a special day to celebrate Circus Arts and Culture, raise public awareness, share the wonders of this magical world, and attract supporters and circus lovers by creating unforgettable moments of happiness.

World Hemophilia Day is an international awareness day for hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. It is held annually on April 17, date of the birthday of Frank Schnabel, founder of the World Federation of Hemophilia.


2013 – Kazakhstan and Suriname establish diplomatic relations as the join communiqué was signed by the two countries’ permanent representatives in New York.

2013 – The Bratina Cup arrives for the first time in the Kazakh capital, Astana (now Nur-Sultan), which further was delivered to Karaganda city.

2014 – Kazkosmos commences the local maritime differential station of high-precision satellite navigation constructed at the port of Bautino, Mangistau region.

2014 – The Training and Education Center for Spacecraft Flight Management is opened at the Satpayev Kazakh National Technical University.

2017The Road to the Mother film by Akhan Satayev wins the Best Central Asian Film nomination at the 6th Ak Ilbirs Film Awards in Bishkek.

2018 – The Union of Manufacturing Industries is set up in Kazakhstan.

2018 – The Association of Credit Data Providers of Europe and Central Asia is established.

2019 – Famed poetess and zhyrau performer Ulzhan Baibosyniva wins the Grand Prix of the first International Bakhshy Art Festival in Termez, Uzbekistan.

2020 – The TV and Radio Company of the Kazakh President presents Volunteers. In The Risk Zone film telling about the life and work of the volunteers during the national state of emergency and at quarantine facilities.

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