Rukhani Kazyna festival starts in Kazakhstan

Rukhani Kazyna festival starts in Kazakhstan

The third national competition “Rukhani Kazyna – 2020” will be held online this year. It has already received 255 applications from 14 regions. Kazakh Ministry of Culture and Sports informed that they prepared special prizes in addition to regular nominations.

“In order to support amateur creativity, special awards named after Temirbek Zhurgenov, Akhmet Zhubanov, Gaziza Zhubanova, Shara Zhiyenkulova, Kulyash Baiseitova, Ramazan Bapov, Ozbekali Zhanibekov, Iliyas Omarov have been established for workers of cultural and leisure organizations. A special nomination “Bir otbasy – bir kasip” (One family – one profession) is awarded for the first time in the festival, where the profession of librarians or museum workers, passing from generation to generation, makes up dynasties, preserving family and labor dynasties. A nomination “Zhyl serpini” (Breakthrough of the year) is established for young specialists of cultural organizations under the age of 29,” noted Kazakh Minister of Culture and Sports Aktoty Raimkulova.

The national festival “Rukhani Kazyna” is held for the third time. In 2018 and 2019, 20 nominations were awarded to the best among more than 200 applicants from 17 regions and cities. The contest participants are employees of all state museums, libraries, cultural and recreational complexes, houses of culture and other organizations related to cultural activities.