Winners of the annual republican Zhas Kanat 2018 were announced in Astana
The winners of the annual republican contest of young performers, Zhas Kanat 2018 were announced in Astana. Bakhtiyar Akylbek became the winner of the first prize and the statuette. The young performer represented Astana at the contest. This year, 12 contestants from various regions of Kazakhstan were competing for the victory in the music competition. In three days, contestants from Astana, Almaty, Karaganda, Petropavlovsk, Taraz, Uralsk and Aktobe demonstrated their vocal abilities. A panel of judges made up of the popular Kazakh musicians evaluated the contestants’ creative skills. According to jury members, all the contestants have revealed their creative potential. This is the 27th Zhas Kanat contest this year. Thanks to the competition, young performers have a platform to showcase their talents on the Kazakh stage.
MARZHAN ARAPBAYEVA, JURY MEMBER:
- I believe that Zhas Kanat is good and useful for young people. First of all, this is a great experience. This year, the competition is organized for the 27th time. I expect the competition will continue. It is very important to support our talented youngsters.