A meeting “Kyrgyz writers and Chyngyz Aitmatov” was held dedicated to the day of literature and the birthday of Chyngyz Aitmatov


On December 12, 2022, a meeting “Kyrgyz writers and Chyngyz Aitmatov” was held at the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, dedicated to the day of literature and the birthday of Chyngyz Aitmatov, organized by the Institute of Language and Literature named after Ch. Aitmatov of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic. As part of the event, the presentation of the book “Creative Portraits of Kyrgyz Writers”, translated into Russian and English languages, as well as a new collection of works by Chyngyz Aitmatov in Kyrgyz and Russian languages, took place.

The publication “Creative Portraits of Kyrgyz Writers” was published under the general editorship of Academician Akmataliev Abdyldazhan Amanturovich and included a description of the life and work of such writers of the 20th century as S. Karachev, K. Tynystanov, A. Tokombaev, A. Osmonov, T. Sydykbekov, Ch Aitmatov, B. Sarnogoev, Zh. Sadykov, O. Danikeev, R. Ryskulov, O. Sultanov, M. Baizhiev, M. Gaparov, B. Zhakiev, M. Abylkasymova, A. Stamov, Zh. Mamytov, T. Kozhomberdiev , K. Akmatov, K. Zhusubaliev and others. The book is addressed as a teaching aid to teachers of higher educational institutions, students, as well as teachers of secondary schools. The preparation of the publication became possible thanks to the initiative of Academician Akmataliev A.A., as well as sponsorship.

A collection of works by the famous writer Chyngyz Aitmatov was published in 12 volumes in Kyrgyz language and 12 volumes in Russian language. The collections of works included the works of the writer from the earliest story “Newsman Juyo” to the latest novels. For the first time they included previously unpublished works of the author, which remained unfinished – the stories “Flute and Earth”, “Gold and Snow”, the story “Date with Son” (2nd part). His journalistic articles and interviews also found their place in the collected works of the writer. The publication became possible thanks to the help of the publishing house “Turar”.

The event was attended by the Minister of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic Mambetakunov Ulanbek Esenbekovich, President of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Corresponding Member Kanatbek Ermekovich Abdrakhmatov, Vice President of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Academician Arabaev Cholponkul Isaevich, Advisor to the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Corresponding Member Borubashev Bekbosun Ishenbekovich, Director of Institute named after Ch. Aitmatov of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Academician Abdyldazhan Amanturovich Akmataliev, representatives of the Ministry of Culture, Information, Sports and Youth Policy of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Union of Writers of the Kyrgyz Republic, full members of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, students of higher educational institutions, scientists, public and government figures, literators, representatives of the media, as well as the general public.


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