Day of Turkic writing dedicated 1370 anniversary Tonikok

18 may 2016 at the Youth Palace “Zhastar Alemi” was held forum “Day of Turkic writing dedicated 1370 anniversary Tonykok”.

On the forum, the guests were given information about the origin and characteristics of the Turkic use of unique graphics, about the traditions, culture and life of the great nomadic civilization. We will remind, by the decision of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, 18 may – the Day of Turkic writing, was approved by the Government in 2014. This date has taken its place among the most important holidays of Kazakhstan.

The organisation of the festival was done by the international Public Foundation “Legacy of nomadic civilization” together with the Karaganda state technical University.

The forum program was designed for a wide audience and included:

– scientific-practical conference, which brought together historians, scholars, students;

– speech of the representatives of the cultural centers of peoples of Kazakhstan of Karaganda;

– master class (teaching calligraphy) in Turkic runic writing;

– a feature film about the Turkic era; theatrical production;

— performance of ethnic and cultural ensembles of Karaganda; an exhibition of needlewomen of the city.

In Karaganda so big holiday was celebrated for the first time.