Astana Opera launches online project dated to Abai’s 175th anniversary NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Astana Opera’s famous singers Zhannat Baktai, Zhanat Shybykbayev, Meir Bainesh, Aizada Kaponova, Madina Islamova, Bolat Yessimkhanov, Assem Sembina, Nazym Sagintai, musicians of the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra and the Chief Concertmaster of the Opera Company Yelena Sakhno performed «Zhelsіz Tunde Zharyk Ai» in honour of the 175th anniversary of Abai Kunanbayev, Kazinform has learnt from the theater’s press service.
‘Abai’ opera to be performed in Semey, Ankara, London and Paris ALMATY. KAZINFORM – This year the famous opera «Abai» will be performed in several countries across the world, this has been announced by Aya Kaliyeva, director of the Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Abai, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Abai Center launched in Washington WASHINGTON, D.C. KAZINFORM The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the George Washington University’s Central Asia Program (CAP) and the Institute for the Eurasian, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) are proud to announce the launch of the Abai Center in Washington, D.C.
Abai’s heritage presented in Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA. KAZINFORM A ceremonial event dedicated to the International Day of Native Language was held at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. Representatives of the ministries of science and higher education, culture, mass media, scientific and cultural communities of Ethiopia as well as diplomats attended the event, Kazinform learnt from the MFA’s press service.
Abai’s songs performed in India NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM In celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the great Kazakh poet, philosopher, composer and public figure Abai Qunanbayuly on February 14, 2020 with the support of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in India, children’s choir from Panchsheel Balak inter college sang the famous song of Abai «Kozimnin Karasy» in Kazakh language, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in New Delhi informs.
The Abai Kazakh language class to open in Russia’s Tyumen rgn NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «On February 21, 2020, the Kazakh language class named after Abai will open in the town of Ishim, Tyumen region, on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh poet and thinker,» head of the national and cultural autonomy of Kazakhs of Tyumen region of Russia Yessengaliy Ibrayev told Kazinform.
State commissions on celebration of Abai’s 175th and Al-Farabi’s 1,150th anniversaries hold meeting in Akorda NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Secretary of State Krymbek Kusherbayev has chaired today a meeting of the state commissions on preparation for the celebration of the 175th anniversary of Abai and 1,150th anniversary of Abu Nasr Al-Farabi, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Works by Abai Kunanbayev performed in Serbia HABERLER. KAZINFORM The tour of Opera Stars of the Turkic World dedicated to the 175th anniversary of the birthday of the Kazak poet Abai Kunanbayev and organized in cooperation of TURKSOY with the Yunus Emre Institute ended with a final concert in Belgrade. The concert held within the framework of the Year of Abai Kunanbayev 2020 declared by TURKSOY took place on February 10th, 2020 in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, TURKSOY informs on its website.
Postage stamps honoring Abai and Al Farabi released in Switzerland BERN. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Embassy in Switzerland initiated the issuing of the commemorative postage stamps to celebrate 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh poet and thinker, Abai, and 1150th anniversary of the birth of Abu Nasr Farabi (Al-Farabi), Turkic scholar and philosopher.