May 18, 2023 Literary and musical evening “Kuy atasy – Kurmangazy” By odb-abai inNews This year marks the 205th anniversary of Kurmangazy Sagyrbayuly, a leading figure in Kazakh traditional music, a composer and dombra performer, whose music reflected the personal experiences and history of the Kazakh people. In honor of this date, a literary and musical evening “Kuy atasy – Kurmangazy” was held in the library. The event was attended by the director of the Academic Orchestra of Kazakh Folk Instruments named after Tattimbet Sanzhar Ashkenov and students of secondary schools 6, 10. Kurmangazy is an art critic who raised the national culture and music to the world level. He was persecuted for openly criticizing the rich. In his works, the composer reflected deep reflections on the independence and freedom of the people. Kui “Alatau”, “Adai” and “Saryarka” became the pearls of Kazakh music. During the event, the best works of kuishi were played, the children learned about interesting facts from the life of Kurmangazy, watched videos about his musical heritage, got acquainted with books about his work.