20 August. Kazinform Major Events Timeline

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazinform Timeline is the one-stop-shop where you can learn about historical events and dates for August 20. Learn about notable events that happened throughout Kazakhstan’s history on August 20.


1963 – The Institute of National Economy in Almaty is created to train the best economists.

1994 – A presentation of the first national multimedia training program entitled Historical Artistic Heritage of Kazakhs takes place.

1996 – Shaken Aimanov Kazakhfilm film studio is restructured into Sh.Aimanov Kazakh Film Factory (physical infrastructure) and National Production Center of Kazakhstan (creation process, outreach to independent production studios).

2003 – The Ak zhauyn State Chamber Orchestra is founded.

2004 – The first issue of the international national magazine SHYNGYS is published in five languages ​​including Kazakh, Russian, English, German and French.

2007 – Kazakh cyclist, silver medalist of the Sydney Olympics, bronze winner of the Tour de France, honored master of sport of Kazakhstan Alexander Vinokurov receives a certificate of honorary citizen of North Kazakhstan

2010 – Kazpost puts into circulation the commemorative postage stamp dedicated to the Constitution Day depicting the national flag of the country, national ornaments.

2012 – The Almaty cycling club is named after Olympic champion Alexander Vinokourov.

2012 – Kazakhstan establishes diplomatic relations with the Solomon Islands.

2016 – Khorgos International Center for Cross-Border Cooperation customs officially launched at the Kazakh-Chinese border.

2016 – The design of the medals for the 28th Winter Universiade 2017 is approved. The classic medals are covered with metal stimulating gold, silver and bronze.

2021 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan is relocated to the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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