Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy, Nursultan Nazarbayev Foundation, International Turkic Academy and the Schoolchildren's Palace named after M. Utemisov with the support of the Akimat of Nur-Sultan announce an International creative competition "Intimate strings of the soul ..." / "Konildin asyl pernesi ...", dedicated to the Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The purpose of the Competition is to support and enhance the creative activity of young talents, increase their interest in musical-theoretical disciplines through the study and popularization of the musical heritage of the Kazakh people and the favorite songs of Elbasy N.A. Nazarbayev.

Students and vocal collective groups of secondary schools (no more than two vocal collectives from one educational organization) in two age categories can take part in the Competition: 12-14 years old and 15-17 years old.

The competition works in the following nominations:

- "Babamnan kalgan ken dala" (performance of the author's songs by N.A. Nazarbayev);

- "On the wave of the favorite songs of Elbasy" (performance of the favorite songs of NA Nazarbayev);

- "Kasietti dombyra" (performance of favorite songs of Elbasy or his works of authorship to the accompaniment of dombra);

- "The song remains with the person ..." / "Asem anim syrnaidai ..." (popularization of the musical heritage of the Kazakh people and favorite songs of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Kazakh language).

For participation, the contestants must provide a video recording (MP4, no more than 4 minutes long) of the performance and an application. Applications are accepted strictly from educational organizations, certified by the signature and seal of the head of organization.

The competition is held in two stages. At the first stage, the selection of contestants for the main stage takes place, at the second stage, the winners of the Competition are determined.

Based on the voting results of the jury of famous singers, composers and teachers is awarded:

- Grand Prix - Honorary Diploma;

- 1st place - Honorary Diploma;

- 2nd place - Honorary Diploma;

- 3rd place - Honorary Diploma.

Also, the winners of the Competition in each of the nominations will be awarded with valuable prizes.

The results of the Competition will be announced by December 1, 2021.

Organizers' addresses and contact information

Competitive work, application and attached documents must be submitted by October 8, 2021 at the addresses:

Nur-Sultan, st. A.Bokeikhana 1A, State Institution “Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy”. Contact information: +7 (7172) 69 30 64; +7 702 230 91 66, e-mail: The coordinator is Zhakupova Sayagul Kurbanovna.

Nur-Sultan, GKKP "Palace of schoolchildren named after M. Utemisov ", A. Mambetova, 1. Contact information: + 7 (7172) 32 49 28; +7 701 999 50 14,

e-mail: Coordinator Dzhaparova Almagul Borisovna.