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Galiya Abdrakhmanova is a Kazakh blogger and amateur author who has lived in Azerbaijan, Poland, France and Belgium. She holds MA and PhD in Political Science from the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, has worked as a teacher in a secondary school and a lecturer and administrator in universities of Almaty, Astana and Warsaw. Also a winner of the Air Astana’s Inspire Me contest for short travel stories. Follow Galiya on Instagram

25 September 2023

Extraterrestrial landscape of Western Kazakhstan

One of the most “Instagrammable” and “youtubed” points on the map of Kazakhstan is the Bozjyra gorge in the Mangystau region in the west of the […]
21 September 2023

Singing dunes, tiramisu mountains and Genghis Khan’s golden saddle

Singing dunes, tiramisu mountains and Genghis Khan’s golden saddle, sounds like a children fairytale. But it’s not fiction, it’s a day in Kazakhstan’s Altyn-Emel National Park. […]
7 August 2023

Eurasian Film Market to be launched in Kazakhstan this autumn

A new project aiming to connect the film industries of the CIS countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) with Europe […]
6 July 2023

Kazakhstan celebrates its Capital City Day

Astana, known as Akmola before May 1998, is the capital city of Kazakhstan. In December 1997, the city replaced Almaty as the capital, and in May 1998, it […]
12 June 2023

Urgency of green transition in the spotlight at the Astana International Forum

On June 8and 9, Kazakhstan’s capital assembled an impressive array of current and former government and industry leaders; policymakers; CEOs of multinational organizations; representatives from International […]
26 May 2023

Kazakhstan launches Astana International Forum to address key global challenges

The Kazakh government has announced the launch of the Astana International Forum, a conference to be held on 8-9 June, bringing together the international community to […]
17 May 2023

Kazakhstan and EU to facilitate visa application procedures for Kazakh citizens

Kazakhstan and the European Union have begun official consultations on visa facilitation for Kazakh citizens travelling to the EU. During a visit to Brussels, Deputy Prime […]
2 May 2023

Kazakhstan asserts key role of ethnic groups amid global turbulence

On April 27th, the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev addressed the plenary session of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan (APK) saying that the Assembly implements […]
13 April 2023

Cartography exhibition dedicated to the Kazakh history opens at the European Parliament

Amid the commemorations of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the EU and the Republic of Kazakhstan, a cartography exhibition opened in the European Parliament, […]
21 March 2023

Why you should visit Kazakhstan during Nauryz

The holiday of Nowruz, also known in Kazakhstan as Nauryz, is the national New Year celebration for many countries in Central Asia. Meaning “New Day” in […]
24 February 2023

How the felting traditional handicraft empowers women in Kazakhstan

Qazaq-Oner is an artisans’ centre in Almaty. What started as an ambition of reviving the Kazakh traditional handicraft of felting turned into a women empowerment movement, […]
14 December 2022

Cooperation on connectivity and digitalization between Kazakhstan and the EU

Ahead of celebrating the 30th anniversary of dynamic and trustful relations, Kazakhstan and the European Union consider digital connectivity as one of the most powerful bridges […]
12 December 2022

Kazakhstan welcomed 3.4 million foreign tourists from January to September 2022

Between January and September of this year, the number of foreign tourists arriving in Kazakhstan surpassed 3.4 million, which was an increase of 3.6 times over […]
24 November 2022

Why Bozjyra is a piece of Moon on Earth

Bozjyra, sometimes spelled Boszhira or Bozzhyra, is a symbol of the Mangystau region of Kazakhstan. A seemingly endless plain of Moon-like, light grey landscapes, cliffs, buttes […]
14 November 2022

Kazakhstan’s oil to come to Europe through BTC pipeline as of 2023

Up to 1.5 million tons of oil are expected to flow from Kazakhstan through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline as of 2023. 1. Bypassing Russia As part […]
8 November 2022

EU and Kazakhstan sign strategic partnership on raw materials, batteries and green hydrogen

Attending the COP27 in Egypt, on Monday, 7 November, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Alikhan Smailov, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, signed a Memorandum of […]