«State symbols are one of the strongest foundations of our state, our sovereignty. They represent the sacred unifying image of Independence».
The Constitutional Law “On State Symbols of the Republic of Kazakhstan” was adopted on June 4, 2007. In accordance with this Law, June 4 is annually celebrated in the Republic of Kazakhstan as the Day of State Symbols.
State symbols are one of the inseparable attributes of any state, reflecting its sovereignty and unity. In the Republic of Kazakhstan, the National Flag, the National Emblem and the National Anthem are the state symbols.
The national flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan is a rectangular blue fabric with a sun in the center and an eagle soaring under it. The national pattern is engraved in the form of a vertical stripe on the handle of the flag. The image of the sun, its rays, the eagle and the national ornament is golden.
The author of the National Flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the Honored Artist of Kazakhstan Shaken Niyazbekov.
The State Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan is a round shape and is depicted in the form of a shanyrak on a blue background, surrounded by sunbeams. On the right and left sides of the shanyrak there are images of legendary winged horses. At the top there is a five-pointed star, and at the bottom there is an inscription “Kazakhstan”. The image of a star, shanyrak, uyks, winged horses in legends, as well as the inscription “Kazakhstan” are golden.
The authors of the State Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan are famous architects Zhandarbek Malibekov and Shot-Aman Valikhanov.
The anthem of Kazakhstan, formerly known as the song “My Kazakhstan”, was approved by the Parliament on January 6, 2006 at the initiative of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. It was first performed on January 11, 2006 at the inauguration of the Head of State.
Author of the song Shamshi Kaldayakov, lyrics: Zhumeken Nazhimedenov, Nursultan Nazarbayev