Ancient khanaka unearthed at Kultobe settlement TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM - During this year's archaeological excavations on the territory of the most ancient part of the city of Turkestan, the settlement of Kultobe, scientists have discovered a unique structure - an ancient Sufi monastery called khanaka (dervish lodge), Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Kazakh Research Institute of Culture.
Ornaments “sounds”: ancient ceramics being restored at Kultobe settlement NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Under the project of the Kazakh Research Institute of Culture «Restoration of historical sites of the Kultobe settlement», researchers are restoring not only historical sites, but also fragments of unique ceramic artifacts found during archaeological research, Kazinform reports.
Oxford scientific symposium focuses on al-Farabi’s legacy OXFORD. KAZINFORM - ‘Al-Farabi: life and legacy’ was the title of the international scientific symposium hosted at the premises of the University of Oxford to celebrate the 1,150th anniversary of Abu Nasr al-Farabi, the great scholar of the East. Leading researchers of al-Farabi’s legacy from the UK, Kazakhstan, the USA and Germany took part in the online symposium, Kazinform has learnt from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
CIS mulling over virtual museum of cultural heritage MINSK. KAZINFORM - The working group to draw up a draft provision on a virtual museum of cultural heritage of the CIS member states convened via a videoconference at the CIS Executive Committee in Minsk on 20-21 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the committee.
UNESCO supports culture and heritage during COVID-19’s shutdown ALMATY. KAZINFORM UNESCO is launching initiatives to support cultural industries and cultural heritage as billions of people around the world turn to culture for comfort and to overcome social isolation during the COVID-19 sanitary crisis, which is hitting the culture sector hard.
Kazakhstan’s Golden Man will be presented in New Delhi, Indian Ambassador NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Ambassador of India to Kazakhstan Prabhat Kumar reported that «The Procession of Golden Man in the world museums» exhibition will be presented at the National Museum in New Delhi, Kazinform correspondent report.
Restoration of Sultan Baybars Mosque in Cairo to be completed in July 2020 CAIRO. KAZINFORM - Kazakh Ambassador to Egypt Arman Issagaliyev has met with Khaled al-Anani Minister of Tourism and Antiquities of the Republic of Egypt, Kazinform has learnt from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kyrgyz Ak-kalpak craftsmanship and Uzbek Khorazm dance - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity ALMATY. KAZINFORM Ak-kalpak craftsmanship, traditional knowledge and skills in making and wearing Kyrgyz men’s headwear (Kyrgyzstan) and Khorazm dance, Lazgi (Uzbekistan) were inscribed in the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the 14th session of the Committee in Bogota, Colombia, 12 December 2019.