Under the terms of the contest, Kazakh social media users published posts or videos on their personal accounts with the official AEF hastags, which revealed why they wanted to visit the Forum.
The contest, the main purpose of which is the popularization of the Astana Economic Forum among the youth, the explanation of 11 challenges of the Agenda and the essence of updating the event in the Global Challenges Summit 2018 to the broad masses, was held from May 4 to 15.
Awarding the winners of the contest "I'm Going to AEF-2018" took place at the Hilton Hotel in Astana, where the Forum itself will start its work tomorrow.
The jury, which included the representative of the AEF Organizing Committee, Dinara Dzoldaspayeva, Board Member at the Seventh Channel, producer, popular TV hostess, Lyalya Sultankyzy, and well-known blogger and public figure, Galym Baituk, chose the top five of more than a hundred works.
The winners were given the opportunity to visit the AEF free of charge. In addition, the finalists have a unique opportunity to make a photo with one of the famous speakers of the Astana Economic Forum.
The winners of the competition:
Aigerim Tasbolat — a student at the International College of Business and Communications, Almaty;
Aigerim Serikzhanova — representative of Zhas Otan Youth Wing, Astana;
Sonar Yerzhan — a student at the Miras University, South Kazakhstan Region;
Shaikhislam Laiskhanov — PhD, teacher at the Kazakh State Women Pedagogical University, Almaty;
Nadira Syrlybaeva — a student at the South Kazakhstan State Pedagogical University, SKR.