The International debating tournanent “Sirius Cup Turan” is an annual tournament which is held according to the rules of American parliamentary debates. In the process of heated discussion of current topics participants compete in eloquence, the ability to build their speech logically, the art of argumentation and proof of their point of view. Participation can take:
1) students of universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
2) members of the Almaty Debate Center;
3) pupils of the 9-11 grades of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
Winners are awarded with cups, diplomas and prizes. Lessons in the debate contribute to the ability to speak in public, increase civic engagement of young people, and increase interest in the socio-political, economic, spiritual life of the country.