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20 January

20 January 1919

97 years ago, the meeting of poets took place in Vernyi (Almaty)

97 years ago, the meeting of poets took place in Vernyi (Almaty). Zhambyl Zhabayev was among participants. 

20 January 2012

In 2012, the Ministry of Culture was reorganized into the Ministry of Culture and Information

Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan, is the Ministry in the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, responsible for state regulation, and to the extent provided by law, for the inter-industry coordination in the areas of culture, information, political stability, interethnic and interreligious harmony, ensuring citizens' rights to freedom of religion and interaction with religious organizations , development of languages, archives and documents of the state symbols. According to the Decree of the President, on January 20, 2012, the Ministry of Culture was reorganized into the Ministry of Culture and Information. 

20 January 1994

22 years ago the first spacecraft of the television broadcasting "Gals" was launched from the cosmodrome "Baykonyr".