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Band of the National Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The Exemplary Band of the National Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakh: Қазақстан Республикасының Ұлттық гвардиясының үлгілі оркестрі, Russian: Образцово-показательный оркестр Национальной гвардии Республики Казахстан) is a military music unit made for state ceremonies carried out by the National Guard of Kazakhstan.

Band of the National Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan
(Kazakh): Қазақстан Республикасының Ұлттық гвардиясының үлгілі оркестрі
Qazaqstan Respýblıkasynyń Ulttyq gvardııasynyń Úlgili orkestri
(Russian): Образцово-показательный оркестр Национальной гвардии Республики Казахстан
В рамках Международного военно-музыкального фестиваля «Амурские волны» 06.jpg
Active1965; 54 years ago (1965)
Country Kazakhstan
BranchFlag of Kazakhstan.svg National Guard of Kazakhstan
TypeMilitary Band
Garrison/HQAstana
Colors     Blue
     White
     Maroon
Commanders
Current
commander
Lieutenant Colonel Askhat Mukhamedyarov
Insignia
Emblem of the National GuardEmblem national guard.jpg

It was founded in 1965 as the band of the Internal Troops of the Kazakh SSR and is currently one of the leading musical groups of the Kazakh Armed Forces. Since its inception, the band has repeatedly performed military music on behalf of the Kazakh Internal Troops and the National Guard of Kazakhstan. The band is recognized notably for its dark and light blue uniform.

It has repeatedly taken part at various contests and festivals of military bands, including the International Festival of Brass Bands in St. Petersburg (12 June 2017) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Military Tattoo (2014-17). In 2015 and 2018, the band was invited to be a participant in The Amur Waves International Military Bands Festival.[1][2][3]

Международного военно-музыкального фестиваля «Амурские волны-2018» 01.jpg

Besides the central band, which is the seniormost of the bands of the republican guard, the band is also divided into the following sub-units:

  • Band of the Military Institute of the National Guard
  • Band of the Regional Command "Ortaly"
  • Band of the Regional Command "Otjustik"
  • Band of the Regional Command "Batys"
  • Band of the Regional Command "Shygys"
  • Band of Military Unit 5513
  • Band of Military Unit 5571
  • Band of Military Unit 6654
  • Band of Military Unit 6655

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Образцово-показательный оркестр Национальной гвардии Республики Казахстан".
  2. ^ "Оркестр Национальной гвардии РК стал дипломантом международного конкурса в Казани". khabar.kz.
  3. ^ "Образцово-показательный оркестр Национальной гвардии Республики Казахстан выступил в Новосибирске для военнослужащих Росгвардии - sibrkvvmvd.ru". www.sibrkvvmvd.ru.