Book about Zhambyl Zhabayev released in Serbian
170th anniversary of the birth of Zhambyl Zhabayev is being celebrated in Serbia. There as a presentation of the book of the great Kazakh poet as part of this significant date in Belgrade. In new edition of the book was included the most complete biography of Zhambyl Zhabayev, whose work was included in the spiritual treasury of Kazakhstan. According to the author, Professor Erlan Sydykov, the main task of this meeting is to acquaint the Serbian reader with culture and traditions of Kazakh people.
ERLAN SYDYKOV, AUTHOR OF BOOK ABOUT ZHAMBYL:
I’m not a writer and, wasn’t aimed to study, analyze the work of Zhambyl. I just wanted as historian to show Kazakh society and its developments, dynamics, transformation and self-sufficiency of our society through Zhambyl life. Our society is able to give rise to such giants like Zhambyl.
OLGA MARKOVICH, TRANSLATOR OF BOOK ABOUT ZHAMBYL:
Only passages were included into the book that gave an idea about the direction of Zhambyl. He wrote about people, his life, about the events of the War. The book contains poems that Zhambyl have written in childhood. Author wrote about him from his childhood. It would be interesting to translate this book of poems. It was very difficult, but it would be much more interesting with his poems.