August 10. 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 10. Learn about notable events that happened throughout Kazakhstan’s history on August 10.


Abai Day

The birthday of prominent Kazakh poet and thinker Abai (August 10, 1845) officially became a public holiday in Kazakhstan in accordance with the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on August 4, 2020. Abai is a poet, composer, scout and thinker Kazakh. , public figure and founder of Kazakh written literature.


1995 – The Abai State Cultural-Historical Memorial Complex is inaugurated in the city of Semipalatinsk. It also includes a museum, a madrassa and a mosque where Abai studied.

2010 – A monument to the prominent son of the Kazakh land, composer Suyunbay Aronuly next to the Palace of Sports is unveiled in the city of Taldykorgan. The 10m bronze monument is designed by Kazakh architect Kazbek Zharylgapov and sculptor Merlan Azmagambetov.

2012 – The volume of oil extracted from the Karakuduk oil field located 365 kilometers northeast of the city of Aktau in the Mangistau region exceeds the mark of 10 million tons. Oil was first discovered in the Karaduk oil field in 1972. Industrial exploration did not begin until 1998. The first million tons of oil was extracted in 2003.

2014 – Two sisters from Kazakhstan Kseniya and Anastasia Mikhailovskiy participate in the 9e edition of the Little Miss Universe Awards in Tbilisi, Georgia. Kseniya becomes the Little Miss Universe-2014 Super Grand Prix titles while Anastasia is crowned the Little Miss Universe Grand Prix-2014.

2014 – Two prominent Kazakh wrestlers, Vadim Psaryev and Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov, are inducted into the FILA International Wrestling Hall of Fame in Switzerland.

2016Kunanbay The drama is screened as part of the main program of the 7th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival with 60 feature films, documentaries and animated films from 33 countries.

2017 – For the first time in history, Kazakhstan takes part in the 18th World Summer Polonia Games, which are held in the Polish city of Toruń. The event brings together teams of athletes from 32 countries. The Kazakhstan team is made up of 17 amateur athletes from Nur-Sultan and Almaty who collected 11 medals during the event.

2017 – The State of Qatar announces free visas for nationals of the Republic of Kazakhstan who can now stay on its territory for 30 days with a possible 30-day extension of their visa.

2017 – Kazakh singer Dimash Kudaibergen is named best singer of the year at the Golden Melody Awards in Hong Kong.

2020 – The National Bank of Kazakhstan issues collector coins ‘ABAI. 175 JYL’ as part of ‘The Outstanding Events and People’ series. The output is dated 175e birthday of the great Kazakh poet and thinker Abai.

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