On June 29 at the N. Dauletova Hall of the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held an international scientific conference "International importance of the work of M.O. Auezov" dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the outstanding Kazakh writer, scholar Mukhtar Omarkhanovich Auezov in online and offline formats.
The event was organized by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the International Center for the Rapprochement of Cultures under the auspices of UNESCO, and the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in the framework of the UN Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures.
The purpose of the conference is to comprehend and study the literary, society-political and scientific ideas in the works of Mukhtar Auezov.
The moderator was Yerbolat Auezov, honored scientist of Kazakhstan, a researcher of the International Center for the Rapprochement of Cultures under the auspices of UNESCO.
The greeting speech was made by the world famous poet and public figure, Director of the International Center for the rapprochement of cultures under the auspices of UNESCO Olzhas Suleimenov. Another greeting speeches were made by the US Consul General in Almaty Savage Caroline; Secretary General of the ""TURKSOY"" organization, writer, playwright Sultan RAEV (online); the Head of the Department of Culture of Almaty Gani Mailybayev; Director of the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakhytzhamal Ospanova; the Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor, the Deputy Chairman of the Writers Union Bauyrzhan Zhakyp; President of the D. A. Kunayev International Foundation Eldar Kunayev.
Speakers: Kenzhekhan Matyzhan, general director of the M.O. Auezov Institute of Literature and Art, corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan; Lola Zvonareva, doctor of historical sciences, member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Petrovskaya Academy of Sciences and Arts, secretary of the Moscow Journalists Union (Moscow, Russia, online); Academician, director of the Ch. Akmataliev (Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, online); writer, editor-in-chief of "Zvyazda" publishing house Alexander Karliukevich (Minsk, Belarus, online); Gulnar Annakulieva, Chair of the Turkmen Cultural Center of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan; Diyar A. Auezov, director of the Scientific and Cultural Center "The House-Museum of M.O. Auezov"; Diar Kunayev; Svetlana Ananyeva, head of the department of external literary relations and analysis of the M.O. Auezov Institute of Literature and Art; Gulziya Praliyeva, editor-in-chief of the M.O. Auezov Institute of Literature and Art, researcher; Mamai Akhetov, doctor of philological sciences, consultant to the Akim of Almaty; Nurdaulet Akysh, writer, chief researcher of the M.O. Auezov Institute of Literature and Art and others.
The Honored Artist of Kazakhstan, winner of the State Prize Shakhimardan Abilov and the Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Abdrakhmanov performed Abay's songs.
The guests of the conference became familiar with the exhibitions about the life and work of Mukhtar Auezov, which were held in the halls of the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Participants: the leading experts in the field of social sciences and humanities, public and state figures of Kazakhstan and abroad, readers and media representatives.