On the eve of the 25th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan on 30 November the capital secondary school No.18 held the contest of young artists "Bіzdіn otanymyz - Mangilik Kazakhstan" among pupils of Astana schools.
The aim of the competition, initiated by the capital Assembly of People of Kazakhstan became the education of patriotism and imparting of creative expression experience in the younger generation, development and support of gifted children, stimulation of their cognitive interests.
The competition was participated by contestants of 4 age groups, they are children of 6 to 9 years, 10 to 12 years, 13-15 years and 16-18 years. Thus, for several weeks, the organizers had the opportunity to see more than hundred creative and patriotic works by young artists. During the event, the guests who came to the exhibition, were shown the exhibition of the participants' best works.
According to the contest results in the category of 6 to 9 years, 3rd place was awarded to Bahytkyzy Ademі - a student of gymnasium school No.81, 2nd place was obtained by Brezhneva Kamila - a student of Tatar-Bashkir Sunday school, and a foster daughter of German Sunday school Kalashnikova Sofia won 1st place in this contest. In the category of 10-12 years, 3rd place was awarded to Krylova Olga from gymnasium school No.65, the young artist Ivanova Sofia, a student of gymnasium school No.80 was awarded 2nd place, and 1st place was deservedly awarded to Sergienko Maria - a student of gymnasium school No.6.
Also, in the group of 13 to 15 years, 3rd place was awarded to Merekeyeva Dilnaz - a student of gymnasium school No.67, 2nd place - Tapen Nuray, from gymnasium school No.27 and 1st place - Zhusupova Aziza, from lyceum school No.50. Meanwhile, in the category of 16-18 years, 3rd place was awarded to Zimmerman Victoria - a student of German Sunday school, and 2nd place was awarded to the student of gymnasium school No.2 Voronetskaya Victoria in this category, and 1st place was deservedly awarded to Nygmetova Shynar.
We note that the best works of the winners will be joined later in the presentation album. In addition, this contest will be scheduled on an annual basis.