In the framework of the program «Рухани жаңғыру» the award of the Republican poetic competition «Дүниеге келер әлі талай Қасым» named after the outstanding person in Kazakh poetry, popularly known as «дауылпаз ақын» Kasym Amanzholov, organized by The Languages development administration of Karaganda region.
The purpose of the competition: the promotion of the heritage of Kasim Amanzholov among the youth of the republic in order to create a positive image of the person, who speaks the state language; searching for talented young poets among youth of the republic; popularization of outstanding achievements of a free country, past history and promising future.
Up to this point, about 300 authors have participated in the competition. This event, which contributed to the recognition of many talented young poets, was held at the national level for the second time from last year. This year from 14 regions of the country took part 42 applicants aged from 18 to 40 years, from them jury selected 15 participants from 7 regions – Nur-Sultan city, the regions Almaty, Aktobe, West Kazakhstan, Zhambyl, Pavlodar, Karaganda.
The jury, which included such famous poets as Serik Aksunkaruly, Serik Sagintay, Kambar Akhmetov, Miras Asan, chaired by the scientist Galym Zhailybay, determined the winners, taking into account the disclosure of themes in the works, artistic quality and features of style.
The winners and prize-winners of the contest were awarded with diplomas and cash prizes.
Summing up, the following poets won prizes:
Grand Prix – Mukhtar Kumisbek, Almaty region (500 000 tenge), I place – Maksat Kuzemkhan, Balkhash city (350 000 tenge), II place (two) - Ularbek Nurgalym, Nur Sultan city and Tabigat Abaildaev, Zhambyl region (250 000 tenge), III place (three) – Erkin Tansaule, Temirtau city, Olzhas Kasym, Nur Sultan city and Erik Naryn, Karaganda city (150 000 tenge).