500 events to be held in Pavlodar region in Year of Youth
Youth in Pavlodar region plans to hold over 500 exciting events this year in conjunction with the Year of Youth announced by Kazakh President, Nursultan Nazarbayev. The events will include tours, concerts, competitions and festivals.
The young organizers discuss their ideas and projects at the Center for Youth Initiatives in Pavlodar. The center brings together hundreds of non-Governmental youth organizations that represent various sectors.
TOLEGEN AITBAYEV, DIRECTOR, YOUTH INITIATIVES DEVELOPMENT CENTER, PAVLODAR REGION
- The youth of Pavlodar region have important initiatives and interesting proposals. They represent 32% of the entire region’s population. We plan to organize important events in the Year of Youth (to celebrate our younger generation).
A youth expedition ‘Travel to the Great Steppe’ will be held in the region and the ‘Ruhani.Camp’ youth summer camp will be launched in 2019. Other events include ‘Volonter.kz’, ‘Izdeu 2019,’ forums as well as sports, tourist, creative and educational projects.
Young vocalists from Pavlodar are also planning to organize tours (in the Year of Youth). In 2018, the musicians won the grand prize at the Christmas Stars international festival in Moscow. The event was attended by over 2,500 contestants from 60 countries.
MOLDIR ORAZBAI, MEMBER, VOCAL ENSEMBLE
-We presented an excellent performance. We rehearse a lot to perform well during the tour.
YELENA VALKO, HEAD, ‘STARLIGHT’ TALENT CENTER
-We consistently seek to participate in various contests to demonstrate our skills. We work hard to give good performances and make people happy with our music.
The regional activists initiated a new draft law ‘On the State Youth Policy’ in the 1990s. The young people are willing to put forward new important social projects in the Year of Youth as well.
Earlier this year Kazakh President, Nursultan Nazarbayev announced that 2019 is the Year of Youth in Kazakhstan and the comprehensive support for the younger generation is a priority of the state policy.