THE PLAY “ABAI” IS A SPECIAL GUEST OF THE FESTIVAL.
From September 19 to 24 in Karaganda will be held the Republican theatrical festival “Son – shyn bolsyn”, dedicated to the 130th anniversary of Kalibek Kuanyshbaev.
The main purpose of the festival is to glorify the name of the actor, one of the founders of the Kazakh national professional theater art, People’s Artist of the USSR, winner of the State Prize of the USSR Kalibek Kuanyshbaev.
The festival will open with a special screening of the play “Abai” by the capital’s Kalibek Kuanyshbaev State Academic Kazakh Musical Drama Theater. This performance has its own peculiarity and motive for the opening of the festival. The role of Abay became the pinnacle of the stage art of the outstanding Kazakh actor Kalibek Kuanyshbaev, whose name the capital’s theater bears. In 1993, at the suggestion of Ashirbek Sygay in honor of the 100th anniversary of Kalibek Kuanyshbaev, the capital theater was named after Kalibek Kuanyshbaev.
The production of the director, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Alimbek Orazbekov in the genre of tragedy based on the work of M. Auezov tells about different periods of life of the great Kazakh poet and educator Abai Kunanbayev. The role of Abai is performed by People’s Artist of Kazakhstan Tlektes Meiramov and Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Nurken Oteulov.
In total 65 actors will take part in the performance. The artist-director – Kanat Maksutov. Choirmaster – Honored worker of Kazakhstan Amantai Zhumashev.
Abay’s thought, condemning centuries-old conservative customs and dumb forces, with