Literary and musical evening «Abai Alemi» was held
According to the official website of Astana akimat, in the framework of the program «Rouhani zhangyru» in Astana was held a literary-musical event dedicated to the day of birth of Abai Kunanbayev.
The main goal is to acquaint young people with the spiritual values of Abay, with the heritage of the great Kazakh poet.
The event dedicated to the birthday of Abay began with the ceremony of laying flowers at the monument of Abay. The literary and musical evening was opened by Deputy mayor of Astana Yermek Amanshayev and poet Nesipbek Aituly.
«Abay is a bright star of the Kazakh people, he will always live in the hearts of generations. Abay is a poet who revived the spirit of the people», - said the poet, laureate of the state prize Nesipbek Aituly.
During the event, honored artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan Cengel Miriya, singer Erlan ryskali and other capital stars performed songs of Abay.
«We return to the spiritual heritage of our great ancestor Abai and bless its depth. Because Abay continued the great traditions of Eastern poetry, he also developed the spiritual thought of the great thinkers of the East – Ferdowsi, Alisher Navai. He made a great contribution to the development of literature», - said Yermek Amanshayev.
In addition, The Kazakh orchestra of The state academic Philharmonic performed Kazakh folk songs. Also under the open sky there was a book exhibition «heritage of Abay-the most valuable treasure of the Kazakh people».
The event dedicated to the great Kazakh poet was attended by intellectuals, veterans and elders, heads and representatives of the city authorities, educational institutions, public associations and youth organizations, residents and guests of the city.
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