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Nauryz Holiday
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Nauryz is an ancient Turkic holiday which marks coming of a new year. It is celebrated several days starting from 21st of March, the day of the spring equinox.

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New political situation in Post-Soviet Central Asia
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Central Asia regions during the course of many centuries was the center of trading-economic and cultural exchange between Asia and Europe, the major interlink on the ancient routs of the Great Silk Road. Contemporary newly independent Central Asian nations — Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan consider development of alternative regional transport communications as important of the national regional strategy. Today’s Central Asian states have become active participants in various projects, revival of the Great Silk Road that promote economic and political cooperation with countries of Europe and Asia.

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Notes on “how to be a good historian?” or questions about history
05.01.2014
History is biography, that is, a work of the creative imagination in which the author attemps to recreate the life and thoughts of particular men who actiually lived at a certain time.
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National architecture and applied arts
05.01.2014
Some of the finest examples of Kazakh applied art are to be found in necklaces and pectoral ornaments for women, medallions to adorn girls’ braids and pendants decorated with filigree, gemstones and pearls. There is a wealth of ornamentation on bracelets, rings and silver cases decorated by carving, engraving, inlay, cloisonné work and enamelling. The designs are usually based on geometric and floral patterns.
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National history and historical memory
19.03.2015

The Soviet Union ceased to exist more than 20 years ago. After 1991 "making new national histories" and replacement of Soviet paradigms became the primary tasks of new independent states’ national historiographies. The search for national self-identification was accompanied by natural criticism of former historiographical model, which was intended for proving historical stipulation of coexistence within the scope of a single state. Historical science performed both functions of "retrospective politics" and future-shaping science.

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New system of natural resources management
02.05.2015
The search of alternative forms of energy resources in recent decades has become one of the crucial tasks of many countries governments. At the present times more than 15 mln tons of synthetic petrol and diesel fuel, which is obtained on basis of coal or natural gas, is produced worldwide, the construction projects of the whole series of factories in appropriate field are prepared. Annually the huge amounts are spent for the research and development in this area, except that all these events are carried out within the frames of government programs in a range of countries.
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Nurpeyis Bayganin, “I WILL NOT DIE…”
23.06.2015

The honoured arts worker of Kazakh SSR, holder of the order of “Badge of Honour” Nurpeyis Bayganin is a true national pride. He was a poet, improviser, and performerzhyrau. His rich repertoire includes many epics, such as “Koblandy batyr”, “Kubygul”, “Torekhan”, “Forty heroes of Kyrym”. Ninetytwo versions of the epic “Koblandy batyr” have been preserved until our days, but the version performed by Nurpeyis Bayganin is considered to be the most picturesque, with the most detailed account of past events, richest in acts and big volume of 9300 lines.

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New paradigm of the science of mythology in S. Kondybay’s work
20.08.2015
In the article the new views of S.Kondybay on the Turkic mythology and his contribution to the development of mythological science are regarded.
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National history of Kazakh people and its scientific and educational significance
27.08.2015

Many nations of the world possessing ancestral land have their own National history, which has its roots in antiquity, when the ancestral form of the ethnic community was first to reclaim inhabited land for permanent development of the future generations. Development of the socio-cultural values and economic activity is originated due to the “growth” of the number of descendants, which serve the source of formation of same-type group with all specific ethno-cultural features in the vital space. 


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National folk dances and epic performance
25.01.2016

National folk dances already occupied an important place in the very first theatrical and operatic productions

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