Today at Zhubanov University was held the first oblast competition “Festival of the author’s fairy tale”, dedicated to the Year of Youth. The festival is organized with the aim of popularizing universal human values and folk culture among students of schools and students of colleges and universities to identify the creative abilities of the younger generation and youth. Contestants presented their own essay tales.
According to the dean of the Faculty of Philology, Kulzat Sadirova, 18 essays were submitted for the competition. “At the first stage, the participants sent an audio recording of their tales. At the second stage of the festival, only 6 passed, which today will present excerpts from their fairy tales in a theatrical form. This festival is held at the university for the first time. We think that this event will become traditional, ” said she.
Among the participants of the II stage were students of ARSU named after K.Zhubanov, Aktobe University named after S. Baishev and pupils of schools No. 20 and No. 28.
The author’s fairy tales were evaluated by the jury, which included: Karylgash Satybaldina, director of the department for social issues and youth policy, Almagul Karazhanova, actress of the puppet oblast theater “Alakay”, actor of the oblast drama theater named after T. Akhtanov Serzhan Amankulov and a member of the Aktobe Universal Scientific Library named after S. Baishev, a member of the Writers’ Union of Kazakhstan, the poet Gulimai Kuanysheva.
After viewing the works of all participants, the authors of fairy tales were presented with certificates and collections with printed fairy tales.
At the end of the festival, 1 place was taken by 1-year student of the Faculty of Philology of ARSU Dana Asylbekova, who wrote the fairy tale “Zhurek – alemynyn zhumbak kozі”. 2 place was awarded to the author of the fairy tale “Patsha men Kedey”, of a student of Aktobe Medical College named after S. Baishev Albina Bayzhanova. And the tale “Prophecy” of a schoolboy of the 8th grade of school No. 28, Emil Zagidulin, took the honorable 3rd place.
“First of all I want to thank the organizers of the festival. I am very glad that among the younger generation there are such talented guys who can be interested in communicating their thoughts, ”said the actor of the Oblast Drama Theater named after T. Akhtanov Serzhan Amankulov.
In turn, a member of the Writers’ Union of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the poet Gulimai Kuanysheva said that the winners were chosen according to the content of fairy tales. “We evaluated the implementation of the ideas of the contestants. Their vision and how they find answers to urgent questions was important for us, ”said she. Note that all the finalists of the festival were given memorable gifts.
Translation by Akbota Ormanbekova