The competition is aimed at the formation of new artistic images of Kazakhstan, promoting the strengthening of patriotism, and promoting the culture and traditions of Kazakhstan.
The competition interested representatives of different professions. It was attended by both journalists and representatives of working specialties, civil servants, students, professional and non-professional photographers aged 18-35 years.
Most of the photographs were received from residents of the cities of Kazakhstan in Astana, Almaty, Atyrau, Karaganda, Taraz, Kokshetau, Pavlodar, Mangystau, Uralsk, Shymkent, Arkalyk, Kyzylorda, Aktau, and Akmola region.
During the awards ceremony for the winners of the photo contest, the Executive Director of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy Kanat Dzhumabayev said: “Today, summing up the Asyl Mura competition, it is pleasant to realize the great interest from the creative youth. More than 180 works were submitted to the jury. The presented photographs vividly reflect the culture and traditions of our people, the beauty of the capital, symbolizing national values and ideals. At the same time, in their works, the contestants creatively showed us the daily life of Kazakhstani people ”.
The winners are:
Yerlan Omarov - nomination “20th anniversary of Astana”;
Alexey Poptsov, Saifullin Farid - “An Event in Everyday Life”;
Bakyt Satbek - "Persons";
Maxim Stadnichenko - “Culture and traditions of the people of Kazakhstan”.
The winners were recognized as winners of the Asyl Mura competition and won a cash prize.
The Foundation is also implementing a number of other projects for young people. Among them are the competition of young poets and writers "Altyn Tobylgy", a competition of the media and a competition for the title of the best Council of Young Scientists. Their results will be summed up in December of this year.
In addition, the Foundation holds a grant competition to support creative projects, a competition for awards in the fields of science and art, and many others.