SHYMKENT CITY MAYOR RECEIVED REPRESENTATIVES OF THE CREATIVE INTELLIGENCE OF THE REGION
Shymkent city mayor Yerlan Aytakhanov received a number of famous poets of the region, headed by Aselkhan Kalybekova. During the meeting, issues of further development and propaganda of the Kazakh national culture foundations - the work of folk improvisational poets, art of aitys, national literature, and national spiritual and cultural values were discussed. Representatives of the creative intelligentsia emphasized that the “Rukhani Zhangyru” program is an incentive for the revival of national cultural values and creates conditions for creative self-realization.
The head of the city emphasized that next year the country will widely celebrate the 1150th anniversary of Al-Farabi’s birth, the 175th anniversary of Abay Kunanbayev’s birth, 30th anniversary of the country's independence. He drew attention to the fact that Shymkent should meet these significant dates with dignity and expressed confidence that people of creativity will take an active part in holding the designated anniversary events.
Summing up the meeting, the head of the city emphasized that the measures would be taken to all proposals voiced by the meeting participants.