Well-being of people and progressive development of the state directly depend on the level of education of its population. The basis of the general educational system is the school. The foundation of intellectual and professional growth of each person is laid at school.
During the years of independence of Kazakhstan, our country has flourished, significant events have passed in its history and became a solid established state.
Anastasia Timoshchenko-Borovikova is Head of the youth wing of "Ukrainian Community "Obereg" in Astana, Deputy Chairman of the headquarters of the Republican Youth Movement "Zhangyru zholy" of the Assembly of people of Kazakhstan.
Greek Ethno-cultural Association “Elpida” was founded in 1999. Its Head Lyudmila Ifandopulo told our edition that the centre unites more than 500 Greeks of Pavlodar. She also told about the history and creative teams of “Elpida”.
Valentina Shatova is the Chairperson of the Bulgarian National Cultural Centre in Pavlodar. The cultural centre holds interesting events to revive Bulgarian language, culture and traditions. Valentina Nikolayevna shared about activities held in the centre and answered our questions in the interview.
Elmira Petrosyan is the Chairman of “Airenik” Pavlodar Armenian Cultural Centre. The community does a lot to revive Armenian culture, traditions and the language. Elmira Petrosyan told about the centre and activities held by community.
—Could you tell about the history of your cultural centre? Why did you give the name “Airenik”?
Tatyana Slivinskaya is the Chairperson of the Jewish Ethno-cultural Association “Merkaz” in Pavlodar. Last year the Public Association celebrated its 25th anniversary. Tatyana Slivinskaya told about the history and what has been done by the centre during that period.
Ethnic and cultural Association of Koreans in Astana is an active participant of events dedicated to the friendship of people and national holidays. We met with Roza Pak, Vice-Chairperson of the Association and asked her about cultural events and activities held by the community.
Tatyana Shirmer is the Head of Public Association “Community of Ukrainians “Obereg” in Astana, which was established in 2003. “Obereg” is the community that tries to develop and preserve Ukrainian language, culture and traditions. Tatyana Shirmer told about the activities of Public Association and answered the questions of our edition.
Elmira Suleimenova is a member of Scientific and Expert Council of the Assembly of people of Kazakhstan. She has devoted most of her life to academic activity at university. Elmira Dyusenovna told about her work in the council and shared her plans for the future.