From Tselinograd to Astana- US journalist’s view
The second article about Kazakhstan by journalist from New York will come out next year.
New York journalist who was born in Tselinograd Alexander Lipovtsev told about his job and shared his view on Kazakhstan, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan holds for the fifth time the annual contest Kazakhstan Through the eyes of foreign media. One of the finalists of the 2018 contest a journalist working for Forbes.com Alexander Lipovtsev shared how he wrote his article "Seven wonders of Kazakhstan".
“20 representatives of the world countries and I were invited to take part in the media tour. Being journalist of Forbes I decided to write about Seven wonders of Kazakhstan narrating about sights such as Baiterek, EXPO, Medeo, Koktobe, Shopping Centre Yessentai Mall, the Mausoleum of Khawaja Ahmed Yasawi,” Lipovtsev said.
The article came out on December 16, 2017- the Independence Day of Kazakhstan.
I’m a native of Tselinograd and so for me, the prospect of staying here has completely changed. I left Tselinograd in 1999, Astana became a completely different city since that time. The capital of Kazakhstan has appeared in a new light for me.
The winner of the contest will visit Borovoye resort in order to present the country in such way blind men can judge no colors. “When you look and experience the Kazakh hospitality, taste the national cuisine, visit the Alatau mountains, then you will have a different opinion about the country, " the journalist stressed.
He also wrote a second article, which will be released in early 2019. The material will be devoted to natural Kazakhstan. Alexander Lipovtsev also told what he does in the United States.
"I live in New York, I work in an edition where I write for various media, including Forbes. Last month, an article about Almaty also appeared, "he concluded.
To recap, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov awarded the winners of the contest for foreign media "Kazakhstan through the eyes of foreign media. The main prize for the participants is a trip to Kazakhstan in August this year, including visits to Astana, Almaty, and the Borovoe resort, as well as an extensive cultural program.