Foreign publications show interest in Kazakhstan’s sights
The Palace of Independence in Astana hosted a photo exposition of the worldwide recognized magazine National Geographic. 80 unique photos depict Kazakhstan’s sights and achievements. The photos presented here were made in different years by well-known Kazakh and foreign photographers. The works clearly illustrate the periods of the formation of independent Kazakhstan, its unique traditional elements and the glory of the vast expanses.
NURGUL OLZHABAEVA, STAFF, EXHIBITION HALL, PALACE OF INDEPENDENCE:
This exhibition showcases photographs that fully reveal the glory of our nature, the victories of Kazakhstanis, culture of our country. Seeing these photos, everyone will be able to appreciate the tremendous achievements of our country during the Independence years.
However, not only world known publications intend to unveil unique Kazakhstan’s sights. The well-known Italian blogger Sarah Itzi jointly with a video operator Timur Tugalev created a short film about Kazakhstan. “Lost in Kazakhstan” shows snow-capped peaks of Alatau, mountain lakes, green valleys and boundless steppes. Also, the video blogger managed to catch a special, modern rhythm of life of Almaty. Sara called the city a new Dubai, and told that Almaty hides a lot of treasures, which she was happy to find during her journey. In two weeks, the video in the Internet was viewed about 80,000 times. As the author says, a popular video about Kazakhstan was already posted by the websites such as the U.S. nature magazine Outside and Spain’s largest newspaper El Pais.