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Hand Outs Kazakh

Hand Outs Kazakh

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KAZAKHSTANGeneral InformationFlag and its part
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light blue background- stands for thevarious Turkic peoples that make up thepresent-day population of the country. Itrepresents sky God Tengre ´the eternalwide blue skyµ and water as well.
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Sun- represents the source of life andenergy; symbol of wealth and abundance
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Sun·s rays- like grain which is the basisof abundance and prosperity
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Golden eagle- symbolizes the power of the state; symbolizes the independence,freedom and flight of the future.Kazakh-people from the Kazakhstan. It means´free warriorµ or a ´steppe roamerµKazakhstan is the ninth largest country in theworld and it is also the world·s largest landlockedcountry
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Capital
Astana - present capital of the Kazakhstan-
 
It means capital in Kazakhstan-
 
The word originated from Persiameans ´thresholdµ implying where thecourt is seated or the body of a sacredperson is interred-
 
Formerly known as Akmola until 1998and Akmolinsk until 1961both namesmeans ´White Shrine/MausoleumAlmaty-
Formerly the first capital and still thelargest city
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Means ´full of applesµ-
 
Alma means ´appleµ-
 
It·s older name is Alma-ata-
 
Ata- stands for father -
 
it originates from the saint·s tomb,buried in an apple orchard, ´Saint of the Apple (orchard)µ or ´Father of ApplesµWhy did they change their capital? TheGovernment officials cited several problems withkeeping the capital in Almaty, such as the city'srisk of seismic activity, insufficient room for expansion, and proximity to international borders.Renowned architectural buildings that can befound in the city of Astana
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ayterek- the most famous landmark in Astana
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Palace of Peace and Reconciliation(Pyramid of Peace)- For different religions such asJudaism, Islam,Christianity,
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uddhism, Hinduism, Taoism and other faiths. It alsoexpresses the unification spirit of theKazakh people.
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Kazakhstan Central Concert Hall- The main music hall has been designedto adapt to all kind of performancessuch as classical, pop and traditionalmusic concerts, theatre, ballet,conferences and cinema, by means of aspecial false ceiling design and a systemof acoustic curtains- The structures of the external wall (the´petalsµ) are reinforced concrete
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Islamic Center -
 
consists of a mosque, madrasah, and alibrary
 
ex. NUR-ASTANA MOSQUE
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Ak Orda Presidential Palace ´the whitehordeµ
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Khan Shatyry-
 
Giant transparent tent
 
EconomyGrain, cotton, wool, livestock, oil export
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Kazakhstan has the potential for becoming one of central Asia's richest countriesbecause of its huge mineral and oil resources andits liberalized economy, which encouragesWestern investment. In 2000, oil was discoveredin Kazakhstan's portion of the Caspian Sea. It isbelieved to be the largest oil find in 30 years. InMarch 2001, a pipeline opened to transport oilfrom the Tengiz fields to the Russian
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lack Seaport of Novorossiysk. In 2004, Kazakhstan signeda deal allowing China to build an oil pipeline tothe Chinese border.Kazakhstani Tenge -currencyGOVERNMENTKazakhstan form of government is republic,authoritarian and presidential.President Nursultan Abishuly NazarbayevA so called Kazakhgate investigate Nazarbayezfamily for a widespread corruption. Despite hebecame the chairman of the Organizaion for Security and Co-operation in Europe he had donehuman rights abuses and corruption.They joined a lot of organization mostly for peaceful benefits.
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United Nation
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Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
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North Atlantic Cooperation Council
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Commonwealth of Independent States
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Shanghai Cooperation Organization
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NATO·s Partnership for Peace ProgramHISTORICAL EVENTSKazakhstan is a former member of theUSSR. They serve as the raw material supplier tothe economy of Soviet Union. They gained their independence on December 16, 1991. Theattempted coup further weakened the Sovietgovernment, which could no longer control thegovernment for self-rule in the nation·s republics.Within weeks, Kazakhstan and all of the other Soviet republics declared independence from theSoviet Union. At the present time the Kazakhstanchain in Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
CULTURE AND HISTORICAL SITES
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Kazakh yurtsNational CostumeMen
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Chapans - a kind of dressing gown with abelt, made of velvet and richlyembroidered.
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Tobetai- cover for their heads with a softskullcap
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Kalpak ² a tall felt cap
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Malakai-fox rue hat with earflapsWomen
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kimeshek- Elderly women wear a hoodmade of white cloth with a hole for theface
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Saukele - a tall pointed, richly decoratedhat, topped with feathers which thebrides wear Musical Instruments
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Dombra
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KobyzEvent

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