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About the Games

The World Nomad Games are international sports competitions in ethnic sports. The competition is based on folk games of historically nomadic peoples. WNG are aimed at the development of ethno-sports and ethno-cultural movement as a heritage of human civilization.

The World Nomad Games are included in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

History of the Games

Venue

Astana

Date of the event

Sep. 8-13

KINDS OF SPORTS

21 types

Countries

More than 100

Participants

More than 3000

The Games are based on three sections: sports, culture, and science.

The program of the 5th WNG includes events in all three directions.

International organizations (associations, federations, unions, clubs) that cultivate national, ethnic sports, primarily equestrian sports, martial arts, intellectual games, etc. are invited to the Nomad Games in Astana.

Delegations of participating countries will be formed from athletes, as well as representatives of culture and science.

Sports program

Competitions in 21 competitive and 10 demonstration sports will be held at the best sports grounds of Astana. They include horse races, national types of wrestling, traditional intellectual games, competitions in martial arts, traditional archery, national types of hunting with birds, horse racing, folk games, as well as exhibition performances in ethnic sports.

110 sets of medals will be awarded at the Games.

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Cultural program

The opening of Ethnoaul will take place the day before the opening ceremony of the Games. Ethno-Aul will be located on the territory adjacent to the Kazanat race course on an area of about 10 hectares.

On this day, a bright theatrical performance called "Astana is the capital of nomads" will take place. The event will be attended by foreign guests, heads of international sports organizations who have arrived at the WNG.

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Scientific program

As part of the 5th World Nomad Game, an international scientific and practical conference entitled "Nomads: History, Knowledge, lessons" will be held.

The conference will be held from September 9 to 11, 2024.

As part of scientific activities, participants in a scientific-practical conference can submit abstracts and/or posters.

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KAZANAT HIPPODROME (Argymak equestrian sports and recreation complex, Ethnoaul)

Astana, Nura district, Karkaraly highway

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WRESTLING PALACE NAMED AFTER ZHAKSYLYK USHKEMPIROV

43 Kabanbay Batyr Avenue, Yesil district, Astana

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ALAU ICE PALACE

47 Kabanbay Batyr Ave., Yesil district, Astana

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DUMAN HOTEL

2A Korgaldzhinskoye Highway, Yesil district, Astana

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National museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Scientific Program of the Games
Tauelsizdik Avenue, 54

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Athletics sport complex « QAZAQSTAN»

Accreditation Center
Turan avenue,  59

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Together we can create a real celebration of culture and sports that will leave an unforgettable impression on all participants and guests!