Peace Wall in Astana unveiled


Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev is participating in the Peace Wall monument unveiling ceremony in Astana.

The ceremony is attended by heads of diplomatic missions, eminent statespersons and public figures, MPs, the delegation of Aktobe region, and the participants of the CTBTO International Conference underway in Astana these days.

It should be mentioned that the Wall of Peace is a gift of Aktobe region in honor of the 20th anniversary of Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. It is located in the Independence Square near the Qazaq Eli Monument.

The outstanding feature of the memorial is that it is inscribed with the word ‘peace’ in 51 languages.

The designers said that the project is based on the idea of the antinuclear manifesto of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan “The World. The 21st Century”. Therefore, it is symbolic that the memorial is unveiled on August 29, the International Day Against Nuclear Tests. It is to be recalled that 27 years ago to the day, the Head of State decreed to close the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, thereby, initiating the process of abandoning one of the world’s largest nuclear arsenal by Kazakhstan.

(source: KAZINFORM)

Traditional Kazak Music in Aversa

Monday 18 June at 19:30 a concert for soloists, orchestra and chamber choir of the Academy of Popular Music Dina Nurpeissova of Atyrau, Kazakhstan will be held in Aversa, at Teatro Cimarosa, alley of Theater 3

The 35 orchestras and the 20 choir singers, during this tour that after Aversa will continue to Vienna, will perform pieces of the Kazakh tradition on original instruments to make known the  refined and deeply rooted musical culture of this Country.

At the concert, which will take place under the auspiches of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Italy, there will be a diplomatic representation, which will bring the greeting of  Ambassador Sergey Nurtayev.

The concert is open to the public and subject to availability.


Memorandum of understanting between L’Orientale University of Naples and M. Utemissov West Kazakhstan State University

untitled1Rector of L’Orientale University in Naples, Prof. Edda Morlicchio, and  Rector of M. Utemissov West Kazakhstan State University in Uralsk (Kazakhstan), Prof. Askhat Imangaliyev, have signed a memorandum of understanding to begin a collaboration between the two prestigious academic institutions.

The agreement provides for the possibility of creating shared courses, encouraging the exchange of student groups and teaching staff, the recognition of reciprocal courses and equivalent qualifications, the implementation of symposiums and cultural events on themes and all those activities that can help to increase the knowledge of the two Countries.

The ceremony for the signing of the memorandum was held at the Palazzo Du Mesnil, seat of the rectory of L’Orientale University, in the presence of the Councillor of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Rome Seit Nurpeissov, of the Second Secretary of the Embassy, Seiilkhan Aubakirov, and the Honorary Consul in Naples Sergio Moscati.

For L’Orientale University were present the Director of the Department Asia Africa and Mediterranean, Prof. Michele Bernardini and the Associate Professor Tommaso Trevisani, who has already acquired, during last years significant teaching experiences in Kazakhstan.

During the ceremony, Rector Imangaliyev has appointed Rector Edda Morlicchio as “Honorary Professor” of the M. Utemissov West Kazakhstan State University.