Day of Culture and Art Workers in Kazakhstan Date in the current year: May 21, 2017

Day of Culture and Art Workers in Kazakhstan Day of Culture and Art Workers in Kazakhstan is celebrated on May 21. This professional holiday was established by President Nursultan Nazarbayev in November 2013 and has been celebrated each year ever since.

This professional holiday was originally established in 1998 and was celebrated on the last Sunday in September. However, in 2013, it was decided to move it to May 21, and the last Sunday in September was designated as Labor Day. Day of Culture and Art Workers holiday focuses on celebrating the country's cultural heritage and honoring the people that help preserve and enrich it.

On the occasion of their professional holiday, art and culture workers of Kazakhstan receive letters of gratitude from state and local authorities. Day of Culture and Art Workers is widely celebrated throughout the country with concerts, awards ceremonies, meetings, forums, festivals, and cultural programs. The most spectacular events are held in the capital city of Astana.

As all professional holidays in Kazakhstan, Day of Culture and Art Workers is a working holiday. That is why celebrations are sometimes moved to the nearest weekend, so that more people can participate in and attend numerous cultural events.

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Professional Days

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Kazakhstan

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