МАНКУРТ.RU / МАНКУРТ.NET on the 90th anniversary of Chingiz Aitmatov

6 December 2018 at 17:00 in the media center of the “Russian newspaper” will be held jubilee evening dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Chingiz Aitmatov “МАНКУРТ.RU / МАНКУРТ.NET the phenomenon of the writer in the digital age”

12 December, would have turned 90 years of the Genghis Aitmatov Aitmatov, the national writer of the Kirghiz SSR, laureate of the Lenin prize, world-famous author of such works as “Jamila”, “Drill whistle stop: and longer than a century lasts a day”, “spotted dog running at the edge of the sea”, “the First teacher”, “mother’s field”, “farewell, Gulsary!”, “The white ship”, “Block”.

In evening will take part: the special representative of the President of the Russian Federation for international cultural cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi, the first President of the Kyrgyz Republic, foreign member of RAS — Askar Akayev, the President of the Russian book Union Sergey Stepashin, the head of Rospechat — Mikhail Seslavinsky, President of the Russian Academy of arts Zurab Tsereteli, Director Vladimir Hotinenko, the writer’s son Sanjar Aitmatov, writer, broadcaster, member of the State Duma Sergei Shargunov.

Special guest of the evening — people’s artist of Russia, actor Alexey Guskov will read a fragment from “the legend of the mankurt”.

Participants and guests will remember the great humanist Chingiz Aitmatov and underline its importance in the modern digital era of instant electronic communication and impersonal memory.

Also on the evening will be presented the biography of Chingiz Aitmatov, published in the series of the publishing house “Young guards” “the Life of remarkable people”.


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Original article: “the Russian newspaper” — 03.12.2018