The laureates of the prize of the Fund of Kazakhstan’s First President were honored in Astana
Kazakhstan’s young musicians, actors, artists, directors, writers, scientists and teachers were awarded. The laureates of the prize of the Fund of Kazakhstan’s First President were honored in Astana. This is the 10th traditional solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of the republican contest. According to the organizers, the contest gives the talented Kazakhs an opportunity to show their talent throughout the country.
BIRZHAN HASANGALIYEV, JURY MEMBER:
- This year a huge number of projects from all over the country were announced for the competition. For example, scientists and creative teams submitted more than 100 applications. Each of them testifies that the project is recognized by the professional community. The Kazakh cultural and scientific institutions nominated all contestants. It was not easy to choose winners, because all participants are talented in their own way.
This year, the 57 applications were submitted for the "culture and art" category. Nearly the same number of works submitted for science and technology category. In total, 21 people became laureates in 12 nominations according to the decision of the competition committee.
YESLAM NURTAZIN, SENIOR INSTRUCTOR, ZHURGENOV KAZAKH NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ARTS:
- The theater staff was awarded in the "Theatrical art" nomination for their contribution to the development of the Kazakh theater art and post-production of the Oath of Friends musical, which is running in the Astana Musical Theater.
ZHANSAYA NURPEISOVA, SENIOR INSTRUCTOR, AL-FARABI KAZAKH NATIONAL UNIVERSITY:
- We won the first place for developing the hydrogel. The reagent is used in science for the first time. This is considered to be a scientific discovery. The hydrogel can be used in the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus.
During the award’s existence over 200 scientists and the people of culture have been granted with the prize.