Reception of applications for participation in the Festival of Creative Youth «Shabyt» is opened

06.10.2017

Reception of applications for participation in the International Festival of Creative Youth «Shabyt» has begun in Astana. This year competition will be held from 3 to 7 November.

By decision of the organizing committee talented young people will be able to demonstrate their skills in six categories.

Contestants will compete in such areas as «Classical Music» (piano, violin, ABAK (viola, cello, double bass), academic singing), «Fine Arts» (sculpture, DPI), «Folk Music» (singing with dombra, ensemble folk instruments, dombra), «Circus Art», «Actor’s Skills» and «Best Literary Work».

It should be noted that this year in the nomination «Best Literary Work» only compositions for children and teenagers can be declared. It is planned that at the end of the festival the best works will be published on Internet resources for a wide audience.

Applicants for participation should send materials to the Department of Culture, Archives and Documentation of Astana city  at the address: Republic of Kazakhstan 010000, Astana, Beybitshilik St. 11. You can apply for participation online at www.shabyt.astana.kz, the position of the festival and the requirements for participants in each nomination are published also at website. For more information, contact the Organizing Committee of the Festival by phone: +7 (7172) 556771, + 7 (7172) 557409.
Applications will be accepted until October 20, 2017.

This year International festival of creative youth «Shabyt» is held already the jubilee 20th time. «Shabyt»  is an important event in the art world and a unique platform that provides an opportunity for talented young people to express themselves from the big stage.

Over the entire period of its existence, more than 10 thousand participants took part in the festival in different genres of art. Grand prix of the festival was won by the popular Kazakh comedian Tursynbek Kabatov, akyn Kalkaman Sarin, ballet dancer Aigerim Beketayeva, opera singer Aigul Niyazova, «Melomen» group, Asha Matai, famous singer and composer Kairat Baekenov and other famous creative persons.

Recall that last year the Grand Prix of the festival was won by the participant in the nomination «Best Literary Work»  – a young akyn, journalist Erbol Alshynbay.

Department of Culture, Archives
and Documentation of Astana city