On November 25, the Educational Theater of the Academy hosted a screening of the documentary film “Bi Shandozy Shara” dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the People’s Artist of the Kazakh SSR Shara Zhiyenkulova. The author of the project is the famous choreographer Serik Sariyev.
The event was organized by the Faculty of Choreography and the Laboratory of Kazakh Dance.
The documentary includes archive materials, interviews of Shara Zhiyenkulova and her students. In addition, “Aizhan kyz” and other Kazakh dances were performed on the stage of the educational theater.
At the end of the event, Serik Sariyev was presented with a letter of gratitude from the rector of the Academy. Professor of the Academy Toygan Izim also thanked everyone who participated in the organization of the event.
Shara Zhiyenkulova is a Kazakh Soviet dancer and teacher, People’s Artist of the Kazakh SSR.
Serik Sariyev – winner of the “Shapagat” medal, “Madeniet Salasynynyn Uzdigi”, head of the dance ensemble “Zhorga” Serik Sariyev.