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August 22. Kazinform's timeline of major events

22 August 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for 22nd of August. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on August 22.


1909 – A collection of poems by Mirzhakyp Dulatov Oyan, Kazak! (Wake up, Kazakh!) is published in Ufa (Russia). The title of the book is somewhat an address by the Kazakh intellectuals to the people at the start of the 20th century.

1989 – The Kazakh language is proclaimed the state language in Kazakhstan. The Law «On languages in the Kazakh SSR» is published on September 22, 1989.

2009 – A book by Kazakhstani journalist and Kazinform correspondent Sara Nurgaliyeva Znak ravenstva (Equal sign) is presented in Moscow. The book is dedicated to Kazakhstani cosmonaut Talgat Mussabayev.

2012 – Kazakhstani violinist Yerzhan Kulibayev wins the 1st prize at the international music contest in Buenos Aires.

2015 – A conference dedicated to the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate is held at the Kazakh Embassy in Turkey. As part of the conference a photo exhibition depicting the history of bilateral relations between Kazakhstan and Turkey is unveiled.

2016 – A book by rector of the Gumilyov Eurasian National University Yerlan Sydykov Zhambyl. Poet of the Great Steppe in Serbian is released in Belgrade.

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