The 80th anniversary of the Koreans' stay in Kazakhstan was also noted in the city of Taraz. In honor of this significant date of KGU "Kogamdyk kelisim" of the apparatus of akim of Zhambyl region together with association of Koreans of Zhambyl region "KOPE" organized Day of Korean ethnos, which took place in the House of Friendship.
The ceremony was attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Korea to Kazakhstan Kim Dae Sik and guests from the Republic of Korea, Assistant diplomatic issues Dzhi Yudzhin, the Republic of Korea Embassy Consul Tae Ken Gon, the deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kim Roman Uhenovich, Korean Association of Kazakhstan President Ogay Sergey Gennadievich, President of the Association of Koreans "KOPE" Zhambyl region Kan Lavrenty Anatol'evich, as well as elders and youth of the Korean ethnos of Zhambyl region.
The opening speech was opened by Ambassador Kim Dae Sik. "In your city is warm weather. And they received us here warmly and cordially, with traditional hospitality for Kazakhs. In the Zhambyl region, many Koreans live. I would like to thank your people: in the difficult times of Kazakhstan warmly welcomed ethnic Koreans helped them ", - he said.
In his speech, President of the "Association of Koreans" "KOPE" Zhambyl Kan Lavrentiy Anatolevich noted that the Koreans were in Kazakhstan in 1937, the will of fate, and 2017 is very symbolic because they are celebrating the 80th anniversary of Koreans living in Kazakhstan.
"We held a whole complex of cultural and sports events that were dedicated to this notable date. I believe that in this way we express our gratitude to the Kazakh land and people. 80 years, during which Koreans live on the fertile Kazakh land, this is not just a series of events, dates are a shared life, a common history, this is the spiritual, cultural unification of our peoples. Today, as citizens of multinational Kazakhstan, living in peace and harmony, ethnic groups stand firmly on his feet, contributing to the socio-economic development of the country, which has become their homeland - the Republic of Kazakhstan ", - he concluded.
The meeting of the Ambassador and representatives of the Korean ethnos continued with the ceremony of awarding the elders and honorary citizens with jubilee medals and letters of thanks for the great contribution to the consolidation of peace and harmony in the region.
On this Day of the Korean ethnos was not finished. The culmination was the theatrical performance of "Zheryiik" of the state republican academic Korean theater of musical comedy, which took place in the central concert hall "Balasagun". The acting skills of the artists, bright decorations and musical accompaniment left positive emotions for all spectators.