Library and Fund of the First President announce competition for journalists «Independence of Kazakhstan and Elbasy»

The Library and the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy announce an open creative contest «Independence of Kazakhstan and Elbasy» among workers of printed, electronic and audiovisual mass media devoted to the given topic.

The purpose of the contest is to highlight the achievements of the country during the years of independence, popularize the «Nazarbayev model», ideas and initiatives of Elbasy as the basis of Kazakhstan’s statehood.

The competition is held in five nominations:

1)  «The best TV material»;

2) «The best radio material»;

3) «The best article in newspapers and magazines»;

4) «The best publication in the Internet media»;

5) «Astana is the heart of our Motherland» / «El zhuregi – Astana».

The winners of the contest in each of the nominations are awarded a cash prize of KZT 1 million, and for the second and third places – 500 thousand KZT and 200 thousand KZT, respectively. In addition, all winners will be awarded diplomas and badges.

Individual and collective authors under the age of 50 can participate in the Contest. One individual or collective author has the right to participate in only one nomination.

To participate in the Contest, original materials, officially promulgated (first published, aired, posted on the Internet) for the period from January 1 to October 10, 2018 are accepted.

The results of the Competition will be summed up by the Commission, which included well-known journalists, prominent state and public figures of Kazakhstan.

The solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of the Contest will be held on the eve of Independence Day.

Applications for participation in the Contest are accepted by mail or by post in the period from June 1 to October 10 (inclusive) 2018 at the address: Z05S5X1, Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana, A. Bokeykhan Str, 1, room 213, with the note  «To the contest»  «Independence of Kazakhstan and Elbasy», contact phone numbers: (7172) 69-30-54, 69-30-56, 69-30-57, 75-12- 15).

Detailed information on the terms and conditions of the competition can be found on the websites:  and