The contest is aimed at finding the most interesting, creative and beautiful photos in four thematic categories: Nature, Cities, People, Astana. The jury consists of the leadership of QazaqGeography Kanat Baigarin and Zhan Rustem, QazaqGeography Project Manager Nurzhan Algashov, Editor-in-Chief of PrimeMinister.kz Alexander Belilovsky and professional photographers Deonisiy Mit, Maxim Zolotukhin.
The winners of each thematic category will receive gift certificates and other presents, and the best photos selected by the jury will be presented at the photo exhibition of QazaqGeography. Photos of the category Astana will also be posted on the interactive portal of QazaqGeography “Astana: Milestones of History,” which contains fascinating graphic, text, cartographic information on the history of the capital.
To take part in the photo contest, it is necessary to become a member of QazaqGeography. Membership gives an exclusive opportunity to participate in events of the society. More information about the terms of participation can be found on the website.
QazaqGeography operates in five areas: geography, climate; environment, natural resources; biodiversity; tourism, travel, local history; historical and cultural heritage, ethnography. At present there are 11 representative offices throughout Kazakhstan. The society implements projects sponsored by the Eurasian Group and KAZ Minerals.