Today, the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan hosted the opening of the exhibition "East Wind", within the framework of which students of the Children's Art School "Zhuldyz" in Ust-Kamenogorsk, East Kazakhstan region presented their graduation works. 

The project is organized within the framework of “Tugan olkem” Republican program to support children’s creativity, which has been implemented since 2018. The purpose of the program is to identify young talents and popularize the work of additional education organizations in the republic.

“2022 has been declared the Year of Children by the Head of State. In this regard, the Library of the First President held many festivals, competitions, exhibitions and master classes especially for our little guests. This exhibition is the completion of a series of Library events dedicated to the Year of Children in Kazakhstan. In the works presented for your judgment, a deep understanding of folklore and the historical heritage of our people is clearly traced. The works of young artists are distinguished by their original plots and reflect their creative quest”, - said Bakytzhan Temirbolat, Director of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The “Eastern Wind” exhibition presents 50 works by pupils of the Zhuldyz Art School, among them 3 paintings from the funds of the Museum of Arts of the East Kazakhstan region, which won prizes in the “Creativity of the young” regional competition. During the pandemic (2019-2021), students of the art department also actively participated in international online competitions. Seven works of the winners of the “Dali’s Mustache” international competition for fine and decorative arts in Spain are presented to the audience at the exhibition, the works of the holders of 1st and 2nd places are posted in the online gallery.

On the opening day of the exhibition, teachers of the “Zhuldyz” Children’s Art School conducted a master class on graphic drawing aimed at developing imagination and perception of the integrity of the painting for the students of the UNESCO Children’s Art School in Astana.

The exhibition will run until January 8, 2023.