Kazakh Children Living Abroad Came to Nur-Sultan

Summer school for ethnic Kazakh children living abroad was organized in Kazakhstan for the first time.

Nearly 150 children aged between 12 and 17 arrived in Nur-Sultan from Russia, Iran, Mongolia, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan in order to learn more about their ancestral land.

Within two weeks, they will learn the Kazakh language, the history of Kazakhstan, as well as folk traditions and customs. The children are expected to attend robotics, design, leadership and oratory classes

They will also have geography classes and will discuss the importance of the Great Silk Road for the Kazakh people.

Moreover, the children will visit the major attractions of the young capital.

The summer school was organized with the support of the Otandastar Foundation and the World Association of Kazakhs.     

Shadkam Allahniaz is a Kazakh from Iran. This is his first visit to Kazakhstan. He arrived to learn more about his ancestral land and learn the language. He highly respects his motherland and wants to study in Kazakhstan.

“Our main goal is to boost patriotism and love towards the Motherland. We also provide academic support for them to learn the Kazakh language and the history of Kazakhstan. The summer school’s agenda also includes the craftsmanship, dombyra and felt-making classes,” said Director of Development Department of Nazarbayev Intellectual School, Zhuldyz Suleimenova.

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