Best representatives of art awarded with presidential and state scholarships
100 of the best writers and artists were awarded with the presidential and state scholarships. The award for special achievements in the field of culture is awarded annually to support representatives of art. This year, young talents also received grants along with the masters of Russian culture. The Secretary of State of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova congratulated holders of the fellowship on behalf of the Head of State. In her speech, she emphasized the great role of intellectuals as the driving force to strengthen national values.
Gulshara ABDYKALIKOVA, KAZAKH SECRETARY OF STATE:
Of course, no matter what the award is taken, it is the spiritual values of the society that is passed through you. And certainly in our century of new technologies, you are able to convey all your knowledge to future generations through your work, through your art, through your performance and to bring all those big plans, which were voiced by the head of state.
Also as part of her working visit to Almaty, the Secretary of State met with the leadership of the Union of Writers of Kazakhstan and visited the editorial offices of the oldest editions of publications - "Kazakh adebietty" "Prostor" and "Zhұldyz." Issues of popularization of Russian literature, the creation of highly artistic works, as well as the preparation for celebrating the 25th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan were discussed at a creative meeting.