Holidays in Kazakhstan
Considering the holidays of Kazakhstan, it followssay that their history goes deep into antiquity, since most of them are a legacy of pagan world views of the peoples of the steppes. And even after the adoption of Islam on the territory of the state, most of the old traditions and customs remained within the framework of this culture.
It should be noted that the Kazakh holidays are colorful enough, they are characterized by the richness of the original festive cuisine and the fun that reigns at all events.
According to the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, national, state and professional holidays are celebrated here.
Thus, the national holidays of Kazakhstanrepresent events that have historical significance, which has influenced the development of the state. The celebration is accompanied by the holding of events in all state bodies of the republic. Let's consider some of them.
1. Independence Day (the sixteenth of December). For the first time this celebration was celebrated in 1991, when the president signed the law on the independence of the republic. It was then that Kazakhstan gained the status of an independent legal state that has power in its territory and independently conducts both domestic and foreign policies. Thus, the Kazakh people has the opportunity to preserve national culture, language, traditions and identity.
2. Holidays in Kazakhstan: Republic Renewal Day (the seventeenth of December). Back in 1991, the president was given a legal assessment of the events of December 18, 1986, as a result of which citizens of the country who were brought to criminal responsibility were fully rehabilitated, and this day was proclaimed festive.
Public holidays in Kazakhstan representevents that are devoted to events of political significance. Usually they are accompanied by official events. For example, consider some of them.
1. Nauryz (March 21). It is the oldest and is celebrated as a holiday of the awakening of nature and spring. In Kazakhstan, it was first noted in 1999. To date, it is the main link in the revival of Kazakh culture and history.
2. Holidays in Kazakhstan: The Day of the Capital (the sixth of July). After the renaming of the capital of the state from Akmola to Astana in 1998 started this holiday, which has great cultural and historical significance for the Kazakh people today. This celebration symbolizes the achievement of people in the history of Kazakhstan, associated with the acquisition of independence.
3. Constitution Day (the 30th of August). In 1995, the basic law of the state was adopted, which expressed the aspirations and will of the whole people, and affirmed the democracy of the state, the highest values of which are man, his freedom and life.
Professional holidays in Kazakhstanrepresent those that do not have national and state statuses, but are marked by certain categories of people. In this case, the holiday dates are set by the president of the country.
It should be said that Kazakhstan still existstraditional games, which are some kind of holidays. These days the female half of the republic wears national costumes, while the men's part is engaged in the preparation of traditional dishes.
In addition, a lot of attention is paid to the Kazakhs wedding, because these rituals have their roots in antiquity, originating in the history of the peoples of Central Asia.
Thus, all the festive events in thiscountry characterized by the presence of national spirit. Ancient culture and traditions of the people left a mark on all the festive dates established by the president of the republic.</ p>>