The first gift for newborns of citizens
According to the official website of the akimat, the first gift –
dombra-was given to children who were born on July 1 in Astana. The
Metropolitan Assembly of people of Kazakhstan with the assistance of the city
administration spent in two perinatal centers charity event «Babality CSHA
The action is timed to the national day of dombra, which will be celebrated on the first Sunday of July by the decree of the head of State starting from this year.
According to the organizers, the main purpose of the event is the further consolidation of society around the idea of preservation and revival of national culture through the popularization of the Kazakh national instrument – dombra. In total, 29 children were born in the capital's perinatal centers from 00:00 to 09:00.
«I am very glad that my child appeared on this day. Thank you very much for your attention, for such an unexpected gift – dombra. For Kazakhs, this musical instrument has always been sacred, « Zhibek Akanak said.
Festive events will be held throughout the country today. In Astana, on this day, folk festivals will be held on the square near the monument «Kazakh Eli», yurts and the Museum of Kazakh national musical instruments will be installed here. The Museum will exhibit instruments played by great personalities and musicians. In addition, the square will host a mass concert of dombra players.
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