We, the People of Kazakhstan,
united by a common historic fate,
creating a state on the indigenous Kazakh land,
conscious ourselves as a peaceful civil society, devoted to the ideals of
liberty, equality and harmony,
wishing to take a rightful place in the world community,
realizing our high responsibility before the present and future generations,
on the basis of our sovereign rights,
adopt the present Constitution.
The Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, adopted by national referendum on 30 August 1995 (with subsequent amendments and additions from 1998 and 2007), as the fundamental law of the country reflects the will of the people of Kazakhstan and proclaims the country «as a democratic, secular, legal and social state whose highest values are an individual, his life, rights and freedoms (N.Nazarbayev).
The capital Astana will host more than 50 events in honor of the 19th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Visitors and residents expect activities for youth and flash mobs, children drawing contests, as well as a lot of sporting events and competitions during the celebration of the Constitution Day. And also, among the large-scale events, Astana will host:
1. August 28 - Scientific-practical conference «The Constitution - the basis of the development strategy of society and the State» at the hotel "Duman";
2. August 28 - Gala concert at the Congress Hall;
3. August 29 - A solemn meeting and a concert at the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation;
4. August 30 - Festive concert on the main square of Astana.