Akim of Nur-Sultan Has Awarded the Best Kazakhstani KVN Team – The Department of Culture and Sports of Nur-Sultan city

Akim of Nur-Sultan Has Awarded the Best Kazakhstani KVN Team


On the eve of the Day of the Capital, the Summer Festival of the Kazakhstan’s League of KVN, Konildi Tapqyrlar Alany, has been held in Nur-Sultan. Comedians performed on the stage of the Amphitheater at the Waterfront of Yessil River. The event was visited by the akim of the capital. Altai Kulginov has presented the “Cup of the City of Nur-Sultan” and a cash prize of 1 million tenge to the team of Arys, which became the winner of the festival.

“Holding such major events is especially significant in the Year of Youth. Despite the difficulties, the team of the city of Arys came to KTA Festival and represented their city with dignity! We are proud of you,” – said the akim of the capital, Altai Kulginov.

10 teams have performed in front of the audience: teams from Almaty and Aktobe, as well as Karaganda, Almaty, Turkestan (Arys), Kyzylorda, Zhambyl, Atyrau, West Kazakhstan regions. Appearance of the team of Kazakhstani famous artists was a surprise for the audience. The starry team featured Yerke Yesmakhan, Abdizhappar Alkozha, Zhassulan Bazarbayev, an actor of Azil Alemі Theater, Kanat Alzhapbarov, and an actor of Oner Qyrandary Theater, Zhanbolat Naizabekov.

The skills and sparkling jokes of the comedians were evaluated by the well-known public figures, artists, and journalists. The jury of KTA Festival included the Head of the capital’s Department of Culture and Sports Bolat Mazhagulov, Mazhilis deputy Bekbolat Tleukhan, aitysker Ainur Tursynbayeva, Marzhan Arapbayeva and the anchorman Nartai Aralbaiuly.

KTA is a new Kazakhstani format of an entertainment show and a platform where Kazakhstani young people can truly express themselves and demonstrate all their talents. The host and the author of the project is the famous Kazakhstani comedian Tursynbek Qabatov. “Konildi Tapqyrlar Alany” has been existing for 4 years and brings together the best youth KVN teams from all over the country. The Kazakhstani KVN became favorite among the public for its vivid jokes, humor from everyday life and positive participants.

It should be recalled that the finals of KTA Youth Project, “Konildi Tapqyrlar Alany”, which took place in December in one of the largest halls of the capital, “Barys Arena” Ice Palace, has brought together a record number of spectators. There were 9 000 people who came to watch the performances of comedians.