OPENING OF THE EXPOSITION «AT THE DAWN OF INDEPENDENCE»

On April 24, 2018 at 5.00 pm. in the building of the Museum of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbassy will take place opening of the exposition «At the dawn of Independence». This exposition is the result of the scientific research work of the employees of Elbassy’s Library within «Museum collection» project. It opens the series of the actions dedicated to the Day of the Institute of Presidency of the Republic of Kazakhstan. On April 24, 1990 N. A. Nazarbayev was elected as the President of the Kazakh SSR.According to the decision of the Supreme Council of the Kazakh SSR the position of the President of the Republic was adopted on April 24, 1990, after adoption the position of the President of the USSR on March 14, 1990.

The building of the museum of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbassy has a direct bearing on those key historical events which have taken place in our country on the threshold of the 21st century, because this building is the first residence of the Head of state in the new capital. Exactly there during seven years (since 1997 to 2004) the most important questions connected with the fate of Kazakhstan were solved. This year our country celebrates the 20th anniversary of Astana which was officially proclaimed in this building.

On the second floor of the building were offices of the Administration of the President and also the office of the Secretary of State of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The hall’s interior of the second floor isn’t changed. Nowadays there is a new exposition dedicated to the history of formation of the Republic of Kazakhstan «At the dawn of Independence». This exposition acquaints with the history of gaining sovereignty by Kazakhstan and the first fatal independent steps which became a core of successful, stable formation of the statehood.

The exposition includes the following thematic sections: «Messengers of Independence», «Kazakhstan fordenuclearized world», «Epochs’ break», «Historical choice», «Key reforms» and «On the threshold of the 21st century». Every section step by step opens the main milestones of gaining, formation and strengthening of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstanby means of unique historical documents, archival photo and video materials, newspaper publications and exhibits from museum, library and archival stocks of Elbassy’s Library.

 

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