May 14. Kazinform Major Events Timeline

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazinform Timeline is the one-stop-shop where you can learn about the historic events of May 14. Learn about notable events that happened throughout Kazakhstan’s history on May 14.


world fair trade day is a worldwide celebration on the second Saturday in May. It is organized annually by the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) to raise awareness of alternative solutions to the planet’s economic and ecological challenges.

World Migratory Bird Day is officially celebrated on the second Saturday or Sunday in May.


1869 – The city of Aktobe is founded.

1993 – Then the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev takes part in the session of the Council of Heads of State of the CIS.

2013 – Kazakhstan’s e-licensing system wins Best Project Nomination in the E-Business category at the 2013 WSISProjectPrizes in Geneva.

2015 – The Swiss Frank Muller manufactures watches with the Kazakh coat of arms.

2016 – The traditional small Kurultai (meeting) of Kazakhs with about two thousand representatives of ethnic diasporas from Germany, Great Britain, France, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, etc., is held in Cologne, Germany .

2018 – The film Ayka is included in the main competition program of the 71st Cannes International Film Festival.

2019 – The top of the mountain in the Zhambyl region is named after the writer Sherkhan Murtazy.

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