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January 14. Kazinform's timeline of major events

14 January 2018 07:00 981
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January 14. Kazinform's timeline of major events

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 14th of January. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on January 14.


The Kazakh State Philharmonic Hall was established on January 14, 1935. Three years later, it was named after Zhambyl who served as a source for inspiration of many Kazakh musical pieces and poems.

On this day in 1992 the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP) was set up officially in Almaty city. President Nazarbayev appointed Dr. Chan-Young Bang as the institute's first executive director. KIMEP's key mission is to facilitate the nation's prosperity through education and development of leadership skills of Kazakhstanis.

The Kazakh State University was renamed the Al-Farabi Kazakh State National University on January 14, 1993.

The Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan was created on January 14 a year later.

The capital city of Belarus Minsk named one of its streets after Kazakh writer Mukhtar Auezov on this day in 1998.

The Moscow-based publishing house Russkiy raritet released a collection of the best works of Kazakh akyn and poet Zhambyl Zhabayev on January 14, 2006.

Four years later the Almaty boys' choir Isker claimed grand prize of the international music and dance festival in Lloret de Mar, Spain.

In 2012, Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev honored Russian choreographer and art director of the Saint Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater for his contribution to strengthening of cultural and humanitarian ties between Kazakhstan and Russia.

Pianist Khadisha Onalbayeva became the first Kazakhstani to receive the Steinway Artist title on January 14, 2013. Only over 1,600 artists in the world bear the Steinway Artist title. Khadisha's portrait is displayed in the Steinway gallery in NYC.

Performers of the Kazakh Association of the Deaf won the second place at the international competition in Spain on this day in 2015. Birzhan Abdirashitov, Alina Alexeyeva, Aminam Usmanova, Yerzhan Duissembiyev, Duman Zhakanbayev and Maria Lonshakova were awarded with diplomas by an international jury comprised of culture figures from Armenia, Greece, Italy and Spain.

On January 14, 2017, Dmitriy Reikherd of Kazakhstan captured the world title at the Freestyle World Cup in Lake Placid, U.S. French Benjamin Cavet settled for silver. Bronze went to American Bradley Wilson.

The same day nine historical monuments of Kyzylorda region were featured into the Tentative list of the UNESCO World Heritage, namely the medieval sites of Syganak, Zhankent, Kesken-kuyuk, Chirik Rabat, and mausoleums of Balandy, Babish mola and more.

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