Astana youth learns the history of their native city through the game
the official website of capital akimat, large-scale quest "at the origins
of the capital", dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the city, started at
the monument "Baiterek".
The competition is attended by 22 teams, each of which 8-10 people. The youngest participant is 12 years old.
The main goal of the project is to study the history of the city and promote the sacred places of Astana. According to the organizers, the event takes place in the framework of the contest "20 faces of Astana" and the "Rouhani gear".
"This is a unique opportunity to learn more about the history of the capital through completing tasks. The initiative of such a unique event is our city akimat. We were given the task-to connect the new with the old, as we did, covering the history of the city and applying new IT-technologies", – says the organizer of the project, a representative of the company "Locked" Isabay Esmagambetov.
According to him, the contestants need to go through only five stages, which will be held on different days – 10, 17, 23, 24 June and 1 July, when the final of the project will be held.
The contestants must perform a different format of the task in the presented locations. For example, today the participants follow the instructions at the monument "Baiterek", the business center" Moscow", the house of ministries, the building" Astanalyk "and the Mall"Khan Shatyr".
"In order to avoid disorder, there are two coordinators in each location, who fix the time and give tasks,"- explains Esmagambetov.
According to him, the contestants receive riddles in the form of an envelope, encrypted in QR-codes, then scanning them, implement.
"Performing such tasks, we learn more about our hometown first of all. This is not the first time we participate in quests, for us it's just a good mood and a great weekend. There would be more such events", - says the participant of the quest Yuri Vasiliev.
The winners will receive cash prizes. The team that took the first place-300 thousand tenge, the second-200 thousand tenge and the third place – 100 thousand tenge.
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