On 12 December, a famous Soviet writer, the national writer of the Kirghiz SSR and Kazakhstan, laureate of the Lenin and 3 of the state prize of the USSR will be 90 years old. However, 10 years as an internationally acclaimed 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”.
For the anniversary of the famous Russian writer and humanist in the media center, RG 6 Dec spend the evening “Mankurte / Манкурт.net the phenomenon of the writer in the digital age”, which is scheduled to be attended the special representative of Russian President for international cultural cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi, the first President of the Kyrgyz Republic, foreign member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Askar Akaev, President of Russian book Union Sergey Stepashin, the head of Rospechat Michael Seslavinsky, President of the Russian Academy of arts Zurab Tsereteli, Director Vladimir Hotinenko, the son of writer – Sanjar Aitmatov, the writer and TV presenter Sergey Shargunov.
Special guest of the evening will be people’s artist of Russia, actor Alexei Guskov, who will read a fragment from “the legend of the mankurt”.
Noted that the event will also present a biography of Chingiz Aitmatov, which was published in the series of the publishing house “Young guards” “the Life of remarkable people”.
“Literature news” wrote earlier that in February in Kazan hosted the film about Aitmatov dedicated to the anniversary of the writer, from the film project “the World of Chingiz Aitmatov. A world without Aitmatov”, headed by the son of the writer. A Director of documentary films became Bakyt Karagulov, and operator – Aibek Jangaziev.