25th Anniversary of Independence Day of Republic of Kazakhstan: Google Doodle
Google Doodle is Celebrating 25th Anniversary of Independence Day of Republic of Kazakhstan by posting a beautiful Google Logo on its homepage.

Today's Doodle celebrates the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence with a depiction of the famous Golden Warrior Monument of the larger Monument of Independence. The statue, situated in Almaty, the capital of Kazakhstan at the time of independence, stands 91 feet tall. The Golden Warrior was modeled after an ancient noble warrior of Kazakhstan who lived around the 4th century BCE and was discovered in 1969 during an archeological expedition. The warrior is portrayed as it was found: with armor, tools, and jewelry. The Golden Warrior stands atop a snow leopard, a creature that’s been revered in Kazakhstan since the time the Golden Warrior lived.

Kazakhstan declared its independence following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Independence Day is marked with celebrations including fireworks, traditional Kazakh food and clothing, and gatherings of family and friends.

This Doodle's Reach Kazakhstan country. December 16, 2016