Kazakh Nightingale Bibigul Tulegenova Marked Her 90th Anniversary on Stage
Almaty hosted a concert dedicated to the 90th anniversary of an outstanding Kazakh Nightingale, Bibigul Tulegenova. The legendary singer received congratulations at the Abai Kazakh State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Almaty.
Bibigul Akhmetovna presented vivid performances from her rich repertoire at the event. The singer received standing ovations from the public after every performance.
“I’m very thankful to the people for their love and attention. I managed to reach great heights thanks to their support. I’m very happy that even at the age of 90 I am still the Kazakh Nightingale. I think I am the happiest person in the world,” Tulegenova said.
A painted chapan was presented to the singer based on Kazakh traditions. The House of Culture in the hometown of Bibigul Akhmetovna, Semei is planned to be named after her. Bibigul Tulegenova joins the UNESCO list as one of the 20 outstanding women of the 20th century. She has been awarded more than 20 times.