As reminded in the city administration, a new patriotic ribbon of the Victory was introduced in Kazakhstan in order to create a Kazakh version of the symbol of the Victory Day celebration, organically combining the color of the National Flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Since 2015 the Victory ribbons has been updated at the official level and executed in a new design.
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In Astana, from May 6 to 9, from 10:30 to 18:30, an annual patriotic campaign "Ribbon of Victory" will be held, aimed at preserving the memory of the heroic years of the Great Patriotic War, Kazpravda.kz reports citing the website of the city administration.
The official start of the action with the participation of Astana maslikhat deputies, youth and representatives of the media will be held on May 6 at 12:00 on the city square.
The distribution of the Victory Ribbons will be organized from 6 to 9 May from 10:30 to 18:30 simultaneously in five locations in the capital, in particular, on the square near the monument "Baiterek", in front of the "Khan Shatyr" shopping center, in the city square, in the Student Park and in the "Mega Silk way" shopping and entertainment center.
To receive the ribbons, residents and guests of the capital in the places of the action can apply to volunteers dressed in military uniforms. Tents will also be installed on the ground and a thematic press wall will be placed where anyone can make memorable photos.
Kazakh ribbon Victory is of sky-blue color with a strip and elements of a national ornament of golden color in the center. On the edges of the ribbon there is an image of the Order of the Patriotic War (without indicating the degree), which symbolizes the courage of our people, manifested in the Great Patriotic War. The ribbon is attached with a badge with a picture of the St. George's ribbon and the inscription "9 Mamyr - Zhenis kuni. 1941-1945 zhildar", the authors explain.
The capital administration for the celebration of the Victory Day on May 9 plans to hold two large-scale events, in particular, at 10:00, the ceremony of laying the garland of Glory to the monument "Otan korgaushilar", dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, as well as the procession "Memorial March", which is scheduled to start at the monument "Kazakh Eli" and finish - at the memorial "Otan korgaushilar".