Bilateral relations in the cultural sphere between Kazakhstan and Russia continue to develop very dynamically. The work to inform people of the Russian Federation about the history, cultural heritage and values of the Kazakh people, strengthen the image of Kazakhstan, promotion of the country’s achievements in various fields and the positioning of Kazakhstan in the Russian society as a modern, dynamically developing state.
During 2014, a series of measures aimed at further deepening of friendship between the two peoples, the promotion of the history and cultural heritage of the Kazakh people and strengthen the image of Kazakhstan.
January 14-17 in secondary schools number 402 im. A.Moldagulovoy were held in Moscow commemorative events to mark the 70th anniversary of the death of our compatriot. The program has organized trips to the school museum “The Life and feat A.Moldagulovoy” homeroom “Eternal memory to the heroes”, drawing contests “For life on earth” and wall newspapers “Our Alia” live journal “Your feat”, literary musicale.
From 8 to 10 March actors of theater “Astana Opera” presented at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg Opera “Birzhan Sara” and “Attila”. During the event, the sides agreed to hold the response tour of the Mariinsky Theatre in the autumn of this year on the stage of “Astana Opera”.
March 22 in Moscow hosted a series of events dedicated to Nauryz holiday. The Moscow City Government in cooperation with the diplomatic corps of the CIS countries organized in GKTSZ “Russia” (Luzhniki) solemn celebration of Nowruz. Kazakhstan was represented by the folklore group “Beles” and honored worker of Kazakhstan, the leading soloist of the State Opera and Ballet Theatre “Astana Opera” S.Baygozhin. The event was also organized a national exhibition and tasting dishes of Kazakh cuisine.
April 10 held a reception on the occasion of the celebration of “Nauryz”, which was attended by officials and prominent public and political figures, well-known Russian and Kazakh actors, leading educators and science, business, the Russian mass media, heads of accredited diplomatic missions in Moscow and representative offices of foreign states, veterans and representatives of the Kazakh Diaspora in Moscow, as well as students studying in Russian schools.
May 6-7, on the eve of the 69th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War was a series of events with the participation of the Embassy and the Consulate General in St. Petersburg:
– Moscow schools named A.Moldagulovoy and B.Momyshuly passed solemn line with the laying of flowers to their memorial bust located on the school grounds, with the participation of educators, representatives of the Kazakh Diaspora, veterans;
– In g.Nevel, Pskov Region was inaugurated memory boards Kazakhstani soldiers, snipers 100th Infantry Brigade Kazakh I.Suleymenovu on the street named in his honor, as well as the official opening of a bronze bust of the first military commander g.Nevel Colonel A.Baymuldinu with the city administration, the deputy governor of the Pskov region, mayor and deputies of Maslikhat Lebyazhye area of Pavlodar region, schoolchildren and local residents;
– Embassy organized the annual gala dinner for the Council of Kazakhstani veterans residing in Moscow, with the participation of veterans of the front and rear, the former leaders of national and regional authorities of Kazakhstan.
May 17-18 in St. Petersburg Days of Culture of Astana in which the talks were held in Astana Akim I.Tasmagambetov with the Governor of St. Petersburg Poltavchenko. During the meeting they discussed issues of bilateral cooperation between the cities. The Days of Culture of St. Petersburg were able to get acquainted with the life and culture of Kazakhstan, as well as the new capital. One of the most significant events began laying a capsule at the construction site of a new shopping and business complex “Astana”, as well as a gala concert with participation of leading artists.
May 27 in order to promote the mega-project G-Global and topics EXPO 2017 a meeting was organized by the Embassy of Kazakhstan team NGO «Astana Adventure», were making a fashion tour of Europe with the students and representatives of the diaspora. During the visit the team OO «Astana Adventure» assisted in attending the innovation center “Skolkovo”.
September 1 in Volokolamsk near Moscow Embassy took part in the ceremony of laying the first stone of the monument to the defenders of the Motherland, who fell in the defense of Moscow and the Moscow region liberation during World War II. The ceremony was held at the Memorial Cemetery g.Volokolamska soldier, participated veterans participated in the heroic defense of Moscow and Volokolamsk, administration g.Volokolamska, the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.
September 5 Vagankovsky cemetery was laid a capsule with Pavlodar land at the burial site of a prominent Kazakh writer and public figure Zhusupbek Aimauytov. The event, organized with the assistance of the Embassy, was timed to the 125th anniversary of the scientist and educator. The ceremony was attended by the granddaughter of the writer Aimauytov Rome, representatives of Pavlodar region, the Union of Writers of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as representatives of the Kazakh Diaspora in Moscow.
September 17 at the Central House of Writers at the initiative of the Embassy and the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan hosted a recital of “Kazakh lyric poetry of XX-XXI centuries”. On stage, the LCD made famous Kazakh zhyrshy B.Tleuhan, honored RK E.Bilal and talented young artists – students of the Kazakh National Academy of Arts. Zhurgenov. Setting lyrical poetic compositions – artistic director, honored worker of RK, professor, head of the Academy of elocution D.Turankulova. The evening was attended by over 400 people – representatives of the diaspora, students teachers of the Kazakh language of Russian universities. Informational support was TRK “Kazakhstan”, Kazakh newspaper edition “Aikyn”, “Turkestan”, “Kazakh әdebieti.”
September 30 at the Moscow Academic Music Theatre. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko theater a performance of «Astana Ballet». The event was part of the September European tour, during which the company also visited Paris and Vienna. In spring and summer tour «Astana Ballet» successfully held in St. Petersburg at the Mariinsky and Mikhailovsky Theatre. On the court demanding the Moscow public was presented the one-act ballet “Alem” staged by the famous Russian choreographer Nikita Dmitrievsky.
October 27 in Sochi within the XXIX-th meeting of the Council for Cultural Cooperation of the CIS member states and VIII-th meeting of the Council for Culture under the EurAsEC Integration Committee signed the Interstate program of cultural cooperation for 2014-2016 between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation. The interstate program, which was signed by Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan A.Muhamediuly and Deputy Minister of Culture G.Ivliev, including a wide range of issues to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of culture and art, as well as a range of activities for further development of cooperation between the peoples of Kazakhstan and Russia in the humanitarian sphere.
November 25-26, at the Residence of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Russian Federation held a meeting of the creative intelligentsia (writers) of Kazakhstan and Russia, members of which in the second half of the day gathered in the Moscow hotel “Glade” round table “Literary and artistic processes in Eurasia in XXI century”. The event was attended by 24 writers, including O.O.Suleymenov, N.M.Orazalin, T.Abdikov, R.Sh.Seysenbaev, A.A.Askarov, V.F.Mihaylov, U.O.Esdaulet, B.M.Kanapyanov, G.M.Shalahmetov, A.A.Kim, A.Didar, Yu.M.Polyakov, M.A.Zamshev, V.V.Lichutin, L.A.Anninsky, NA Anastasia T.K.Zulfikarov, G.V.Pryahin, V.V.Artemov, S.Ebonaidze, K.B.Privalov, E.M.Chigrin, Yu.N.Scherbakov, SM Mnatsakanyan. Presentations were made by Ambassador M. Tazhin. The participants of the forum discussed the literary changes have occurred over the last 20 years in the literary and artistic spheres, practical issues of cooperation between the creative unions of writers of Kazakhstan and Russia, the exchange of information, publishing and translation of the case, the implementation of theater plays of the Kazakh and Russian ATOR at theaters in the two states.
November 28 at a meeting of the Residence of the Embassy of the asset Kazakh students studying in Moscow to discuss the Message of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to the people of Kazakhstan “Nurly Zhol” with the participation of Kazakh students asset, including scholarship “Bolashak” program, and Russian experts. Before the students were the first pro-rector of Moscow State Law Academy im.O.E.Kutafina, LL.D. Elena Grachev, Director of the Graduate School of Law of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation Sergey Shokhin, vice-rector for International Relations RGAU-ICCA im.K.A.Timiryazeva Sergei Garnik, doctors Political Science, Head of the Political Science total Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation Plyays Jacob, Deputy Head of the Department of Financial University under the Government of Russia Talgat Myktybayev, a representative of the youth wing “Jas Otan” Genghis Beskempir.
December 25 at the gallery “Metro” to the subway station “Exhibition” opened a photo exhibition “Unknown Kazakhstan”. The purpose of the exhibition – to demonstrate the diversity of Kazakhstan, its natural beauty and great potential, which is especially important in the run-up to the Astana International Exhibition EXPO-2017 “Energy of the Future.” The photo exhibition will be held during the month. It was organized by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Russia, the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Moscow metro.