The Kazakh Gala Concert at 7pm on Wednesday 8th December will again be held in the glorious setting of the historic Guildhall which has been the seat of the City of London for 800 years .
Professor Rahima Abduvalieva, who spent years with the Kyrgyz writer
and was a close friend, will share her memoirs about his creation.
You will also have a chance to try some small but tasty pieces of
Please come and be with us in a warm and memorable atmosphere.
The event will take place on December 10, 2010 from 2 to 4 pm at 83
Baker Street, London, W1U 6AG (The War Rooms)
Confirm your presence please.
Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic
119 Crawford Street, London, W1U 6BJ
tel: 0207 935 1462
fax: 0207 935 7449
We are delighted that Keith Allan, HM Ambassador to Turkmenistan, will join us for a CATBIG Country Focus meeting on Wednesday 20 January from 1500-1700. Keith has been in post for a year so it will be an ideal time to hear his thoughts on the country, which, with substantial gas reserves, is a growing market of interest to many British companies. We hope that the UK Co-Chair of the newly established Turkmenistan UK Trade & Industry Council (TUKTIC) will also be present. To register, go to CATBIG Turkmenistan.
Cambridge Central Asia Forum In collaboration with Cambridge University Kazakh Society Presents a talk on: The New European Security Structure by His Excellency Dr. Kairat Abuseitov Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Kingdom Upper Hall, Jesus College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK November 29, 2010 at 04:00 pm( Tea served at 3:30 )
The film exposes, and investigates, the repercussions of a forty year period in which the Soviet Union carried out an aggressive nuclear testing programme, using its own citizens as guinea pigs.
Many have commented on Central Asia’s resource base and the significance it will play in meeting the global energy challenge that we face in the coming years. Few though realise just how advanced the reality of Kazakhstan’s own nuclear programme in providing this energy actually is. Open Central Asia was fortunate to interview the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Chairwoman, Lady Judge, and ask her about her new role as a key advisor to Kazakhstan’s rapidly developing nuclear programme.
Brandishing ornate horsewhips, a horde of nomads wearing felt Kyrgyz kalpak hats roams the Arctic ice. They break into foot-stomping Kyrgyz dances. Surprise, these are not warriors from the Tien Shan, but Eskimo children of the Uummannaq Children’s Home — “the world’s northernmost orphanage” — celebrating Kyrgyzstan on a little island off Greenland.
Kazakh youth takes ancient values into future
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Irish Senator, Fiona O’Malley, recently volunteered through VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) with The State Committee on Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism of Tajikistan and the local government of Penjkent. Open Central Asia tracked her down to get an exclusive interview. Continue reading