EN History of Fund

KZ    RU    EN

Short list of works carried out by the public foundation "Ulytau" (re-registration in 2009 to the Public Fund "Uly Tagzym") in order to popularize and preserve the natural, cultural, historical and spiritual heritage of Ulytau


«Uly Taghzym» became a member of the international anti-nuclear movement «Nevada-Semipalatinsk». In the same year, the Foundation began working on the Heptil Project, with the aim of attracting public attention to the problems of contamination with the remains of space rockets and toxic fuel


Issue of the article «On the road again …» in the newspaper «Zhezkazgan newspaper» about the mint of Abulkhair in the Ulytau mountains

June, 1990

«Uly Taghzym» organized an action to save the rock carvings «Terekty Aulie» with the participation of members of the Station of Young Tourists, the Zhezkazgan television, the State Security Committee, the Scientific Research Design Institute of Nonferrous Metals, students and teachers of the Zhezkazgan Pedagogical Institute and the Zhezkazgan Polytechnic Institute. «Volga»company carried out the extraction of granite by blasting in the immediate vicinity of the monuments. The result of the action is the decision of the regional executive committee to stop the extraction of granite

July, 1990

In order to attract public attention to the problems of preserving the medieval settlements of the Ulytau region, he created a film about the archeological monuments of the Ulytau region «Kasyrlar on Khatganda»


«Uly Taghzym» led an expedition to investigate the consequences of the fall of the stages of space rockets on the territory of the Amangeldy farm. Photo and video shooting, meetings with local residents were held. Subsequently, at the insistence of the regional executive committee and environmental, medical organizations of the region and the Republic, a number of medical and environmental examinations of the Ulytau district were carried out

July-August, 1991

«Uly Taghzym» organized and conducted an ethnographic expedition on camels along one of the branches of the Great Silk Road «Silk Road: Otrar-Ulytau». Purpose: to draw the attention of the public of the Republic to the historical center of Kazakhstan – Ulytau

July, 1991

 «Uly Taghzym»  organized the event “Zhezkazgan is 4000 years old”. With the participation of a representative of the Institute of Archeology of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, copper was smelted by an ancient method. In ancient times, copper was delivered from the Ulytau region to Central Asia and the Black Sea region

August, 1991

«Uly Taghzym» initiated and organized a trip to Leningrad, to the Hermitage. A plaster copy of Timur’s Slab was made. The inscription of Timur was carved on a similar stone. The replica stone weighing two tons was installed on the historical site in the Altynshoky tract in the Ulytau mountains

June, 1992

«Uly Taghzym» is the organizer of the Arganaty expedition with the participation of photographers from Mosfilm and the Main Botanical Garden of the USSR. Based on the results of the expedition, the booklet «Ulytau» was published for the first time


«Uly Taghzym» is a co-organizer of archaeological excavations in the Terekti Aulie, Taldysai, Zhoshy-Orda tracts


«Uly Taghzym»  started to develop the Altai-Danube Project: an archeo-ethnological expedition across the Eurasian steppe from the Altai Territory of Russia to the Danube River in Hungary. Purpose: popularization of the culture of nomads and one of the epicenters of nomadic culture – Ulytau


«Uly Taghzym»   held photo exhibitions «Ulytau» in the cities: Astana, Almaty, Moscow (Russia), Kartsag (Hungary), Turkestan, Pavlodar, Lisakovsk, Karaganda, Zhezkazgan, Satpayev, Balkhash


Uly Taghzym developed and published a booklet about the archaeological sites of Ulytau «Mutual influence and interaction of steppe peoples.»


«Uly Taghzym» first released the photo album about Ulytau in the publishing house «Oner»


Uly Taghzym became the author of the 13 serial television film “Silk Road: Otyrar – Ulytau”. Director B. Umbetova


Uly Taghzym organized and led the international peacekeeping expedition «Altai — Danube». Along the entire route, in all the events held during the expedition, Ulytau was popularized as the epicenter of nomadic culture, as the center of the Eurasian Steppe


Uly Taghzym organized works on the improvement of the sacred places of Ulytau, the production of memorial plates for the seven saints of Aulietau and the spring «Gulsara Ana


Together with the Alty Alash Public Foundation, on the instructions of the Ministry of Culture, they traveled around 13 regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan in order to analyze the work of district, city and regional museums of local lore


Uly Taghzym released photo album «Ulytau»


Uly Taghzym became «Best NGO of the Year» in the Karaganda region

 January, 2010

Uly Taghzym was one of the organizers of the Bulantt Battle expedition. Scientists from Almaty, Karaganda, Lisakovsk, Italy, Belgium took part in the research. Expedition leader was Emma. Usmanova

May, 2010

Uly Taghzym received sponsorship from Kazakhmys LLP in the amount of 61 million tenge for the construction of the monuments to «Khan Alans», «Asan-kaygy»

August, 2010

Uly Taghzym developed and issued a tourist map of Ulytau

October, 2010

In order to revive handicraft skills, Uly Taghzym organized the work of a forge workshop in Ulytau

2010 — 2012

Annually  Uly Taghzym organizes the installation of commemorative plaques on the graves of participants in the Great Patriotic War


With the support of ethnographer Emma Usmanova and architect Murat Baysbay Uly Taghzym prepared a scientific justification and a draft sketch of a pilgrimage center in Ulytau. In 2020, its construction was completed as a Visit — the center of the reserve — museum.


Uly Taghzym was nitiator of the publication of 28 advertising and informational printed materials and souvenirs about Ulytau

November, 2011

Uly Taghzym initiated the inclusion in the Resolutions of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan «Comprehensive plan of socio-economic development of the cities of Zhezkazgan, Satpayev and Ulytau district of Karaganda region for 2012 — 2017» the project «Tourist complex» Ulytau Yel «worth 300 million tenge

May, 2012

Uly Taghzym organized the «Terisakkan Spring» Ethno Festival

June, 2012

The Foundation initiated the start of the construction of the staircase in Aulietau

September, 2013 — 2014

Uly Taghzym published photo album «Biiktіktіn Beynesі»


Organization and holding of the International conference «Battle of Bulanty»

April-November, 2015

Uly Taghzym took an active part in the development and installation of the Ulytau reserve-museum

December, 2015

Publication of the book-album and construction of the monuments «Bulanty battle»

December, 2015

Uly Taghzym went on an expedition to Europe «By the Roads of the Altai Cross»

April, 2016

Publication of book about the Ulytau reserve-museum

May, 2017

Uly Taghzym acted as a co-organizer of the ethnic festival «Ulytau Kymyzy»

May-September, 2017 and annually

Annually Uly Taghzym organizes photo expeditions with the involvement of professional photographers

May, 2018

Uly Taghzym acted as a co-organizer of the ethnofestival «Kokmaisa»

September, 2018

Prepared a layout for the publication of the photo album «SACRED ULYTAU: SLOPES OF TERISAKKAN»

October, 2018

Improvement of the Ymbulak spring

November, 2018

Inclusion of «Traditional spring rites of Kazakh horse breeders: aigyr kosu, kymyz muryndyk and biye bielau» in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO (Mauritius)


Expedition to the sacred peaks of the Turks. On February 20, 2019, the implementation of the Project «Ulytau taulary — Uly taular!» (All Ulytau mountains are great mountains!). Members of the expedition climbed Ulytau (Aulietau) in winter. The goal of the project is to visit all the Ulytau mountains (Kazakhstan, Turkey, the Caucasus, Altai, Mongolia) in order to popularize the significance of the Ulytau mountains in the worldview of the Turkic-Mongolian World. Project Manager Dmitry Rugis. Project Sponsor Margulan Seisenbaev.


Almaty Bureau of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Acquaintance with a cultural specialist of the UNESCO Cluster Office in the Republic of Kazakhstan.


For active participation in the promotion of monuments of history and nature of Ulytau, a letter of thanks from the Chairman of the Geographical Society, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan A.U. Mamin


Continued landscaping of the «Alley of Batyrs» and the beginning of the implementation of the project «Erlikke tagzym» (worship of a feat).


Diploma and award from the Ministry of Information and Public Accord of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Fund entered the top ten among 23 thousand NGOs in Kazakhstan


The Foundation annually holds or actively participates in organizing photo exhibitions in the regions of Kazakhstan


For active cooperation with UNESCO, a letter of thanks from the National Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan for UNESCO and ISESCO

September, 2020

Our foundation is so far the first and only accredited NGO in UNESCO from Kazakhstan


The winner of the competition among NGOs of the Karaganda region. Rewarding with a diploma and a valuable gift «The Best NGO»


At the expense of sponsors, 10 videos were created on the topic of monuments and the history of Ulytau


At the expense of the sponsors, the landscaping of the Yem Bulak spring, which is at the foot of Aulietau Mountain, was carried out.


By order of the akimat of the city of Zhezkazgan and the Republican State Enterprise of the Reserve-Museum «Ulytau» published booklets on 13 topics of monuments and nature of Ulytau


Expedition to the sacred peaks of the Turks.

From February 17 to February 24, 2020, the expedition «Ulytau taulary — Uly taular!» (All Ulytau mountains are great mountains!). The expedition took place in the Republic of Turkey in the city of Bursa, where members of the expedition visited Ulydag University. Agreements were reached with the leadership of the university on the joint implementation of the project. Meetings were held at the TUDAM Center for the Development of Turkic Peoples, with its head, Dr. Erdem Ozdemir. In the reception hall of the Center, a presentation of the project was held for TUDAM employees and students of Uludag University, they talked about the place and role of Ulytau in the history and culture of Kazakhstan.


By order of the akimat of the Ulytau region, a photo album dedicated to the 750th anniversary of the Golden Horde «Kasietti Ulytau» was published


Consultation of school museums of the Ulytau region. We visited 13 out of 14 museums in the area.


On behalf of the akimat of the city of Zhezkazgan, we formed a group of scientists studying the history of the Golden Horde and the Kazakh Khanate to create an exposition and information hall of the Zhoshy Khan tourist complex.

The Foundation provided textual and illustrative material to designers on the history of Kazakhstan from ancient times to the present day. Based on these data, an exposition was created in the opening of which the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan took part.


In September-October 2021, an expedition was organized along the route: Ulytau — Atbasar — Pavlodar — Semey — Ayagoz — Karaganda — Zhanarka — Zhezkazgan — Ulytau in order to collect a database (questionnaire) of artisans. The total number of respondents is 40 artisans.


On October 26-27, 2021, in the village of Ulytau, Karaganda region, the first Kazakhstani online forum of representatives of communities and carriers of intangible cultural heritage, masters of applied crafts, museum employees, researchers, experts was held.


At the inauguration of the «International Network of the Living Heritage of the Silk Road», held at the office of ICHKAP (UNESCO Pacific Office) in Seoul (Korea), the director of the NGO / PF «Uly Tagzym» Balgyn Salykova took part as a member of the Coordinating Bureau of the International Network of Living Heritage of the Silk Road «. By decision of the Bureau, the first festival to be presented by Kazakhstan was the ethno-festival «Kokmaisa».


The Republic of Kazakhstan
Karaganda region


+7 778 355 5888

Useful info:

About us

Генерация пароля